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City Hall

The Follow Up to $15: Secured Scheduling

The bottom line in labor's latest fight is more about power than money.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/25/2016

Critic's Notebook

What It's Really Like to Work in a Seattle Restaurant

New survey gives it to us straight.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 11/02/2015

Morning Fizz

Under Pressure, Burgess Will Reveal Which Council Members Voted for Which Finalists

Caffeinated news featuring the vacancy, the Northeast 130th Street station, and the minimum wage

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 04/22/2015

Article

"I Worry That People Are Going to Lose Their Jobs"

A minimum wage story

  • By Bridget Maloney and Allison Williams
  • Published 04/08/2015

Article

“I Feel Like I’m Really Not Living Life”

A minimum wage story.

  • By Bo Johnson and Bernard Ellouk
  • Published 04/02/2015

Article

“It Was Too Expensive to Use Public Transportation”

A minimum wage story.

  • By Dylan Paul
  • Published 03/24/2015

Article

What It’s Like to Live on Minimum Wage

Seattleites who live by the hour tell us their stories.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 03/24/2015

Quote Unquote

McKenna Haley Is on Her Way to Making $15 an Hour

Like the rest of Seattle’s minimum wage workers, she’ll get her first pay increase this month.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/23/2015

Morning Fizz

Judge Rejects $15 Injunction for Franchisees

Caffeinated news featuring the $15 minimum wage, payday loans, and rain

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/18/2015

Afternoon Jolt

Restaurateurs Say $15 Had Nothing to do with Closures; More Restaurants Opening

Local restaurant entrepreneurs unwind misleading Fox News report.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 03/17/2015

Morning Fizz

Sawant Critical of $15 Oversight Plan (and $140 Million Tunnel Contingency Plan)

Caffeinated News featuring the tunnel, the $15 minimum wage, and Kshama Sawant

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 02/10/2015

Morning Fizz

Former Burgess Aide Will Not Run for Council

Caffeinated news featuring council candidates, landmark settlements, and news of the year

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 12/30/2014

Morning Fizz

The Power Went Out

Caffeinated news featuring the King County Democrats, #BlackLivesMatter, and big praise for Seattle.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 12/08/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Concerns That This Legislation Will Result in Higher Rents"

Caffeinated News featuring aPodments, bike sharing, and a city by city strategy.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 10/13/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Why Is This Your Bailiwick?"

Caffeinated News featuring SPD staffing snafu, district elections, a new poll, workers' stories, and more.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 10/07/2014

Afternoon Jolt

Thursday Jolt: National Recognition for Mayor Murray on $15, but Not Sawant.

The day's winners and losers.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 09/04/2014

Opinion

Guest Editorial: It's a McWedding and I'm Lovin' It

Working Washington's fast food policy director says franchises should pay the same minimum wage as every other big corporation.

  • By Sejal Parikh
  • Published 08/06/2014

City Hall

Sawant on the Cutting Room Floor: An Outtake from My Seattle Met Feature

Sawant addresses the claim that without union money from the likes of UFCW, a counter-initiative to Murray's $15 proposal was DOA.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/31/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Another Campaign Season Claim

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring aspirational funding, inklings of reality, and blame.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/31/2014

City Hall

Josh's Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Feature on the $15 Minimum Wage negotiations

A candid look at the behind-the-scenes, political turmoil during Seattle's historic $15 minimum wage negotiations.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/30/2014
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