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Fri., March 20, 2015, 12:31 p.m.

$12 minimum wage bill to have March 30 hearing

OLYMPIA -- The proposal to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 over four years is set for a Senate hearing March 30. Senate Commerce and Labor Committee Chairman Mike Baumgartner said that bill, along with the sick and safe leave bill, would get a hearing a day before cut-off.

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OLYMPIA -- Supporters of a $15 minimum wage in the city of Seatac gather outside the Supreme Court building after the court heard arguments of whether the wage should apply at SeaTac Airport. (Jim Camden)

Thu., June 26, 2014, 12:09 p.m.

Supreme Court hears $15 minimum wage case

OLYMPIA -- The state's first $15 minimum wage should extend to SeaTac Airport because the higher wages don't interfere with airport operations, attorneys for the City of Seatac told the state Supreme Court today. But an attorney for the airport argued the city has no...

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Tue., Jan. 14, 2014, 4:11 p.m.

Inslee: Do more hard things. GOP: Be more specific.

OLYMPIA – Washington should raise its minimum wage, spend more on schools and highways, raise teacher salaries and do something about climate change, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. “We have done hard things. And we can do more,” the Democratic governor told a joint legislative...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

Fri., Aug. 2, 2013, 12:36 p.m.

Today's fun video: On fast-food wages 

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook If you ever worked at a fast-food restaurant, you may get an even bigger laugh than normal out of The Daily Show's take on the back and...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012

Tue., Jan. 31, 2012, 6:48 p.m.

On minimum wages and maximum salaries

OLYMPIA – While a House committee considered plans Tuesday to cut wages for some of the state's lowest-paid private workers, a Senate committee tried to emphasize the state doesn’t pay the salaries of its highest-paid public workers. The House Labor Committee considered five different changes...

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