Monthly Archives: September 1998

Increasing the Minimum Wage: Initiative 688

A Fair Deal at Work Minimum Wage

Fact Sheet | September 1, 1998

Initiative 688, the Paycheck Protection Act, is a ballot measure in Washington State that will increase the minimum wage to $5.70 per hour on January 1, 1999 and to $6.50 per hour on January 1, 2000. Thereafter, the minimum wage will be adjusted annually by the rate of inflation. An increase in the minimum wa

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