What's happening with Seattle's minimum wage as April 1st approaches?

The Seattle workers who won the city's landmark $15 minimum wage law will see their first increases next week, while the movement to raise wages and lift up the economy continues to spread across the state. Here's what's happening with wages:

Monday, March 30, 2015: State Senate hearing on minimum wage

1:30 pm: Senate Hearing Rm 4, Cherberg Building
Low-wage workers, community business owners, and other supporters of higher wages and a stronger economy are expected to give testimony. The notorious Rep. Matt Manweller is also scheduled for a potentially self-satirizing appearance

Tuesday, March 31, 2015: "What's my wage" app released for Seattle workers

Scheduled release of "What's my wage," a Seattle minimum wage calculator app developed by Working Washington and Code for Seattle. "What's my wage" will help workers find their minimum payrate under the law, and report violations. Contact sage@workingwa.org for preview access to a pre-release version.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015: Event with Mayor Murray and fast food strikers

9:00 am: Working Washington offices, 719 3rd Avenue
Fast food strikers and other worker leaders central to the landmark minimum wage victory will kick off the day with a ceremonial public event where they will share stories with Mayor Murray about the fight for $15