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Weekly Update: Paid Sick and Safe Leave Policy Amendment Put on Hold in Tacoma

Victory for Employers: Paid Sick and Safe Leave Policy Amendment Put on Hold in Tacoma In November, Washington voters passed Initiative 1433, mandating paid sick and safe leave accrual for

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I-1433 Rules Summary

Definitions Clarifications have been made to the following: Absences exceeding three days: Three consecutive days an employee is scheduled to work. Health-related reasons: A serious public health concern that could

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Washington State Minimum Wage (Initiative 1433)

Resources, FAQ, and Help I-1433 increased the minimum wage statewide to $11 per hour on Jan. 1, 2017 (with the exception of Seattle which went up to $15). It also

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I-1433 FAQ

Q: When does the initiative go into effect? A: The first minimum wage increase, to $11/hr goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017. Employers have between now and Jan. 1 to

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Fighting for a better solution after the passage of I-1433

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

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I-1433 Background

Association efforts: The Washington Hospitality Association was the lone voice for moderation on minimum wage for the majority of 2016. On the first day of the 2016 Legislative Session, a

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I-1433 media

Recent media on Minimum wage: Washington minimum wage increases to $11 an hour today – Q13 FOX–Jan 1, 2017 Washington minimum wage to increase to $11 on New Year’s Day – KING5.com–Dec 29, 2016

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Weekly Update: The Election is Here: Your Vote Matters!

The long-awaited election is here. With state ballot measures on issues like minimum wage, it is essential that you fill out your ballot promptly and mail it in before Nov.

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Minimum wage in WA to increase 6 cents in 2017 – unless I-1433 passes

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.

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: Merchants Win Big in Swipe Fee Ruling

Anyone who performs credit card transactions at their place of business will welcome last week’s decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, rejecting a proposed settlement in the Visa, MasterCard class action antitrust lawsuit (MDL 1720).

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I-1433, increasing the state minimum wage, turned in required signatures today

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.

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I-1433 will increase the minimum wage, but job seekers deserve a better law

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