Players and refs say minimum wage is a winner – but a few rich owners want a replay

By many accounts, the 2012 Super Bowl was a close game – but there’s still another big (political) football kicking around: the minimum wage. The players workers actually on the field job say it’s a clear winner – and so

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On the ground: What life is like at minimum wage in Washington

Despite sound economic research showing that good base wages have positive effects on businesses, workers and the economy, attacks on Washington’s minimum wage surface year after year – 2012 was no exception. On January 31, the House Labor and Workforce

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Bills to cut Washington’s minimum wage get hearing in Olympia

In yesterday’s “Labor and Workforce Development Committee” Washington’s best-in-the-nation minimum wage was under attack yet again. The latest offensive came in the form of three bills, introduced by Rep. Cary Condotta, which would: reduce the minimum wage for tipped workers, lower automatic cost-of-living

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