The Washington State Senate Monday will hear testimony on a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage (already the highest in the nation) to $12-per-hour, in $.50 increments over the next five years.
It's time for the next in a quarterly series of free workshops offered to area business owners, designed to help them learn how to more effectively land contracts that can greatly help expand their businesses.
Virtually ignored by much of the media is the fact that technology is creeping up behind the $15 minimum wage movement, and if trends continue, will render it obsolete. It will be hard to pay somebody that kind of money when their job has been outsourced to a robot.
Gov. Jay Inslee is intent on fighting global warming and has proposed a enormous $12 billion plan to battle pollution and would "punish" the top 130 entities his experts say are pumping carbon into the atmosphere...
On the heels of yet another raise to the nation's highest minimum wage rate, House Bill 2672 would set in motion a gradual increase of the wage offered entry-level and unskilled workers to $12 by the year 2017.
If you read our website, Facebook page, and listen to Newstalk 870, you're probably familiar with The Washington Policy Center. Now, they're coming to the Tri-Cities, bringing in some pretty powerful leaders, and they want your opinions.
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