Minimum Wage

Antibiotic Data Collection; States Up Minimum Wages
**More data are needed on how animal antibiotics are used and on the efficacy of alternatives in order to accelerate the use of antibiotic-free options.
A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance have created a growing global threat because the …
Vance Says DC ‘is Broken,’ Murray Touts Record
SEATTLE (AP) — Republican Chris Vance blamed Sen. Patty Murray for congressional gridlock, saying in a debate that the Democrat is "part of the problem" and that the nation's Capitol "is broken."
Murray, seeking her fifth term, touted her bipartisan work with GOP House Speaker Pau…
Sea-Tac Airport Workers Sue Over $15 Wage Back Payments
SEATTLE (AP) — More than a dozen workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport filed lawsuits on Wednesday over the $15 minimum wage they say they have not been paid. Their Seattle lawyers estimate the employees are owed as much as $20,000 each in back pay since the higher wage went into eff…
$15 Minimum Wage Push Comes To Yakima Valley
An effort to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour comes to Yakima on Wednesday. Officials with Working Washington will launch the campaign at the Washington Event Center at 2801 Washington Avenue. Officials with the campaign say airport workers with Working Washington led the way to Seatac’s $15…