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TODAY – Supporters of $15 for Seattle to rally & surround City Hall

Broad coalition of $15 minimum wage supporters to rally, form human “15″, and surround City Hall As the mayor’s income inequality advisory committee holds its final meeting, workers, immigrants, women, youth, people of color, and other supporters will converge at City Hall in support of $15 for Seattle Today from 4 pm – 5:30 pm,…

Policy recommendations on $15 wage to be detailed with support of Councilmember Licata

Low-wage workers, local experts, and Councilmember Licata to recommend specific policy to ensure a $15 minimum wage reaches every Seattle worker Experiences with sick leave & wage theft laws highlight importance of enforcement in $15 minimum wage debate  WEDNESDAY, 4/16/2014 - City Councilmember Nick Licata will join low-wage workers and local policy experts outside the downtown…

From child labor to $15/hour, new report reveals 100 years of Chicken Little predictions by business

The 9-hour day will hurt department stores, a 25¢ minimum wage will destroy all jobs in the south, and sick leave will cost Seattle $90 million The Sky Remains Aloft: a century of mistaken predictions from child labor and “immoral women” to sick leave and SeaTac  As Seattle continues to debate the $15 minimum wage,…