Stories tagged: initiative 1433
Fri., June 30, 2017
Under the just-passed state budget, the state Legislature offers a cost-of-living salary allowance for teachers in high-cost areas. A flexible minimum wage would operate under the same principle.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017
Three proposals from Sen. Mike Baumgartner to lower the minimum wage for some workers face a difficult path to becoming law.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017
Under the new law, Washington’s minimum wage will increase to $11.50 in 2018, $12 in 2019 and $13.50 in 2020. Workers younger than 16 years old can be paid 85 …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
About 100 workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport took part in a protest as part of nationwide demonstrations for a $15 minimum wage.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
The Spokane City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on revisions to the sick leave requirements they passed in January. Local businesses have started expressing concern about meeting the city’s …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Most Washington voters supporting a minimum wage hike, court review of gun ownership for dangerous individuals
A majority of ballots voted Tuesday were in favor of a measure to stair-step increases to the minimum wage in Washington state, as well as a measure that would allow …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Under Initiative 1433, the minimum wage in Metaline Falls, in depressed Pend Oreille County, will be higher than Portland’s by 2020. Proponents wish to take the state’s relatively high minimum …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016
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.
Mon., July 25, 2016
Seattle’s minimum wage hike may have increased wages but reduced hours for workers, UW study concludes.
Wed., July 6, 2016
Supporters of raising Washington state’s minimum wage have turned in more than 360,000 signatures in support of a ballot measure that seeks to incrementally increase the state’s rate over the …