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Support Seattle Workers!

“If Your Business Supports Poverty Wages, We Won’t Support Your Business.” A fringe group of right-wing conservatives, real estate developers, and corporate executives are using misleading tactics to try and repeal Seattle’s minimum wage law and keep workers in poverty. Everyone has a right to their opinion. But if your business supports poverty wages, we won’t support…

Mayor’s $15 minimum wage plan earns support of low wage workers

Working Washington expresses support for Mayor Murray’s $15 minimum wage plan “This is a $15 minimum wage plan that works for workers, and for the entire city” On behalf of the fast-food workers whose strikes, marches, boycotts, and other mobilizations brought the call for $15 an hour to the center of public debate, Working Washington…

Frequently Asked Questions about the “Fight for $15”

1. Does higher pay mean fewer jobs? No. According to numerous studies, raising the minimum wage shows little negative impact on the number of jobs[1]. This may surprise you if you’re used to trickle-down economics, but the data shows that when wages are raised in a broad manner the workers use that increase in wages…