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Without I-1433, minimum wage to rise just 6¢ »

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TUMWATER (Sept. 29, 2016) — Unless voters approve Initiative 1433 this fall, Washington state’s minimum wage will increase just 6 cents in 2017 to $9.53 an hour, which is less than $20,000 a year for a full-time worker. The state minimum wage has been frozen…

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L&I proposes 0.7% workers’ comp rate increase for 2017 »

TUMWATER (Sept. 22, 2016) — The rate paid for workers’ compensation coverage in Washington would rise by an average of 0.7 percent next year under a proposal released Wednesday by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). Employers and workers around Washington pay…

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WFSE: State employees reach tentative deal with 6% raises »

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State’s Republicans vote to delay overtime pay for millions »

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 29, 2016) –All four of Washington state’s Republican members of Congress — Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Dave Reichert, Jaime Herrera Beutler and…

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Wells Fargo VP funding efforts to undermine consumer watchdog »

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The following is from the Northwest Accountability Project: PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 23, 2016) — The Northwest Accountability Project this week called upon Wells Fargo to…

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Working for Trump only pays if you’re a white Wall Streeter »

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NEW YORK CITY (Sept. 16, 2016) — It’s well-documented that if you work for Donald Trump, there’s a good chance you won’t get paid. That’s…

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