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Thursday, November 07, 2013

CNN: SeaTac, Wash. residents voted to raise the minimum wage to $15.

The SeaTac initiative will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for hospitality and transportation workers in and near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The current minimum wage in Washington State is $9.19.

SeaTac Proposition 1 also calls for paid sick leave and tip protection.

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