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UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Business groups drop challenge to Washington’s new minimum wage, family leave law

Business groups say they won’t appeal a court ruling that threw out their challenge to the state’s new minimum wage law.


Bipartisan effort could make paid family leave a reality

After annual efforts to pass paid family leave legislation that actually pays,


Spokane follows state trend on gun initiative, bucks it on minimum wage

Spokane voters supported new court orders to prevent gun violence but opposed a higher minimum wage.


With Initiative 1433, Washington voters could increase minimum wage to $13.50 and mandate paid sick leave

The effects of raising the minimum wage through I-1433 are hard to predict.


Campaign for paid sick leave gains momentum

The campaign to give workers paid time off when they’re sick is picking up momentum.


Initiative 1433: Con: Heed warnings on Seattle wage hike before changing law

This fall, voters will decide whether the state’s minimum wage should be increased to $13.50, and if employers should provide paid sick leave for every worker. Before casting their ballot …


Initiative 1433: Pro: Wage increase means more customers for businesses

I opened my coffee shop and restaurant in downtown Spokane almost two years ago. From the beginning, I knew that the most important assets of my businesses are my employees. …


Seattle’s $11 minimum wage has mixed results, study says

Seattle’s minimum wage hike may have increased wages but reduced hours for workers, UW study concludes.


Washington voters get minimum wage initiative

I-1433 qualifies for the November ballot.


Four initiatives likely headed for ballot in Washington

Initiatives on consumer protection, political reform, minimum wage and gun control likely to be added to the November ballot.