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After victory in SeaTac, $15 movement looks to Seattle for next steps forward

As King County officially certifies the landmark electoral victory for the $15 minimum wage in SeaTac today, fast food workers are already preparing the next big step forward for the $15 movement: a day-long, 8-hour march on December 5th that will trace the movement’s path from our first big victory in SeaTac to our next…

Wage Theft is a CRIME. Make them pay.

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This THURSDAY, August 1st, 4:15pm at Westlake Park. Fast food restaurants are stealing money from the paychecks of poverty wage workers – as much as $100,000 a week in Seattle alone. This wage theft crime scene includes: Forced to work off the clock Unpaid breaks Not paid time and a half for overtime Subminimum wages…

Video: Low wage workers at Sea-Tac fight for fair wages and safety

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(Originally posted on our Tumblr page: workingwa.tumblr.com) Behind a giant banner simply reading “UNION!” poverty-wage airport workers, faith leaders and community members marched down Pacific Avenue towards Alaska Airlines Global HQ. Reverend John Helmiere of Valley and Mountain United Methodist Church, wearing the white collar of his faith, glanced over at the over-sized letter informing…