SeaTac to vote on $15 minimum wage

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) - The SeaTac City Council voted to place an initiative on the November ballot that would raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour.

KOMO reports ( http://bit.ly/1c5DoEd) it would apply to many hospitality and restaurant workers at Sea-Tac Airport.

If approved, the minimum wage would rise to more than $30,000 a year.

The SeaTac initiative is opposed by Alaska Airlines and the Washington Restaurant Association.

The state of Washington has one of the highest minimum wages in the nation at $9.19 an hour.

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Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/


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