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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage: Questions And Answers

The Seattle City Council has approved an ordinance that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, making it the highest in the nation. Here are some questions and answers about the new hourly wage.

CBS Seattle–06/03/2014

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Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Seattle City Council Expected To OK $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council is expected to approve an ordinance Monday to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the natio

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Vote Coming Next Week

An ordinance that increases the minimum wage in Seattle has been approved by a City Council committee, moving it forward to a full council vote next week.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

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Tensions Grow In Seattle’s Minimum Wage Plan

Tensions are growing between business and labor groups as the Seattle City Council debates min. wage

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

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Mayor Ed Murray Wants Property Tax To Support High-Quality Preschool

Murray says the preschool plan would help close the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor children and help prepare Seattle kids for success in school and life

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

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In Depth: Seattle Hopes To Lead Nation With $15 Min. Wage

The Seattle mayor is proposing to raise the wage to $15 in the coming years to the highest level in the nation

CBS Seattle–05/15/2014

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City Council Takes Up $15 Min. Wage Plan

A $15 minimum wage would give Seattle the highest minimum wage of any city in the nation

CBS Seattle–05/05/2014

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Proposes $15 Minimum Wage Plan

Ed Murray proposed a phased-in increase of the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next seven years

CBS Seattle–05/01/2014

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Petition Suspends Restrictions Against Rideshare Companies

The Seattle City Council-imposed restrictions were lifted after the three Seattle rideshare companies — Uber, Lyft and Sidecare — delivered more than double the required amount of signatures to petition for a referendum.

CBS Seattle–04/18/2014

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