Election results should start getting posted to the state’s website at about 8:15 tomorrow… but before you jump to any conclusions about early results, make sure to take note of whether King County has posted yet. King is expected to be a strong base of support for I-1433 and pro-worker candidates, and it’s big — about 1 million votes will be cast by King County voters.Read More
Two months from today could be the last day of the nine-dollar-and-change minimum wage in Washington State. If Initiative 1433 passes, then on January 1st, 2017, the state minimum wage will increase from $9.47 to $11.00 on its way to $13.50/hour, raising up more than 700,000 underpaid workers and pumping millions of dollars into the economy. (Paid sick days would take effect a year later.Read More
Halloween is one week from today. Election day is two weeks from tomorrow. One of these days will likely represent the peak of the creepy clown phenomenon. Meanwhile, here’s the latest news on the campaign to raise up WashingtonRead More
BossFeed Briefing for 10/17/2016 — big bucks from anti-minimum wage groups in state legislative races, raise up Idaho too, and a new name on the same old same old.Read More
BossFeed Briefing for 10/10/2016 — I-1433 is winning, the rent is too damn high, a minimum wage researcher forgot to google, and more.Read More
The week in work: one easy way to know if you’re a sucky employer; the Chamber of Commerce does what it does; they still don’t want to pay women; an octopus against Republicanism, birds for clean energy, and cats against the military-industrial complex.Read More
BossFeed, the week in work: the industry lobby lines up against secure scheduling from Fox News to the Yakima Valley; wage theft by the big movie studios; how about you automate management first; a pony escapes some things, an elephant charges, and SeaWorld snoops.Read More
The week in work: we raise wages and the economy booms, part 197; Amazon gets Google to shut down organizing; ugly treatment of dairy workers and blueberry pickers; a lizard gets a promotion, a billionaire destroys something irreplaceable, and a dog finishes seventh.Read More
The week in work: taking the humanity out of customer service; 1 in 3 households on the verge of a financial breakdown; Chipotle passes paid sick leave; a cow flees slaughter, a flock of sheep collaborates, and a monkey loses its head.Read More
BossFeed, the week in work: minimum wage opponents call up the menace of Idaho; Amazon fined for safety violations; Spokane passes paid sick & safe time; Finland requires asylum seekers to work for free; elephants retire, manatees policed, and a shark on hunger strike.Read More
BossFeed, the week in work: gendered wardrobes in the skies; Muslim workers walk out for religious accommodation; Uber drivers wrestle with the ratings panopticon; a farm industry group manipulates wage data; turtles with salmonella, monkeys without rights, and robot dogs that pass as robot mulesRead More
The week in work: drivers in Seattle win the right to organize; trucking companies worry about having to raise wages; the most effective staff meeting ever; turkeys attack a postal worker, a rabbit attacks everyone, and a cat attacks the political class.Read More
The week in work: getting knocked down, 1%-style; working overtime at a Yakima motel; the link between popcorn lung and e-cigarettes; alligator vigilantes, owl on owl violence, and some smart counter-programming.Read More
The week in work: Alaska has unanswered questions about why they always lose; Walmart calls Lockheed, the FBI, and store managers; cheesemaking while sick; a donkey nabbed, an excited calf, and a squirrel attacks.
The week in work: what happened after that Uber attack; perceptions of a rigged system depressing turnout; shepherds finally get a raise; an emu escapes, a wallaby escapes, and two zebras escape.
BossFeed, the week in work: a local business publication reports the truth; bossing around the indebted; big business spends big; lion attacks, bear attacks, and squirrel attacks.Read More
BossFeed, the week in work: high-stress food service jobs; Missouri gone wild; 1% problems; hungry sea lions, urban kangaroos, and a tweeting chicken.Read More
The week in work: the dollar store as a toxic workplace; shore leave means mall runs; opting out of workers compensation; a hero dog, a dead rat, and a less-than-gruff goat.
BossFeed, the week in work: coffee cup job actions and franchise responsibilities; Americans with $0 of savings; the Uber economy comes home; and the surprising treatment of a 3-legged raccoonRead More