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Daily Archives: March 3rd, 2015

House of Representatives passes bills to raise minimum wage and provide sick + safe leave

Excerpt: In a significant victory for working people, the Washington’s House of Representatives tonight adopted legislation to raise the state’s minimum wage to twelve dollars an hour by 2019. Fifty-one representatives voted to pass HB 1355, while forty-six voted against passage. One representative was excused. The roll call was as follows: Voting Yea: Representatives Appleton, Bergquist, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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