FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2016 Contact: Stephanie McMannus (360) 956-7279 StephanieM@wahospitality.org We believe there were better solutions for Washington than Initiative 1433. Looking ahead, we will work with stakeholders to
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced today that the state’s minimum wage will increase 6 cents in 2017. The wage will rise to $9.53 an hour on Jan. 1.
Today, July 6, 2016, more than 360,000 signatures were turned in to the Secretary of State’s office in support of Initiative 1433 which seeks to increase the state’s minimum wage.
Washington employers of all sizes and from a cross-section of industries voiced concern today that although raising the minimum wage through Initiative 1433 sounds good, the unintended consequences could be