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November 5, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Seattle city employees may be put on $15-an-hour fast track

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) Months after passing a historic minimum-wage law, the Seattle City Council is  again considering action on the issue. It may add nearly $2 million to Mayor Ed Murray’s proposed 2015 and 2016 budget to boost the pay of all city employees to at least $15 an hour immediately,…


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