Tag Archive: Seattle

BREAKING: Minimum wage repeal referendum will NOT qualify for the ballot

Latest numbers from King County Elections show that Forward Seattle’s referendum to repeal $15 cannot reach the necessary signature threshold and will not qualify for the ballot King County Elections has now reviewed well over half of the referendum petitions submitted by Forward Seattle, and their fringe effort to repeal the minimum wage law has come up short….

Forward Seattle is misleading voters

We have heard numerous reports that Forward Seattle signature gatherers are misleading voters about their effort to repeal the minimum wage, and now we have evidence: a recording of Forward Seattle telling voters their petition will “raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour” because action by the Council to pass $15 “has not been…

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…