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State Attorney General announces agreement to protect Haggen’s workers

State Attorney General announces agreement to protect Haggen’s workers

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Tuesday (Sept. 29) announced an agreement with the owner of the Haggen grocery store chain that ensures laid-off workers will receive their pay on time. This... [Read more]

Minimum $15/hour wage discussion hits Burien City Council; plus, take our Poll

Minimum $15/hour wage discussion hits Burien City Council; plus, take our Poll

by Jack Mayne It wasn’t on the agenda for the Burien City Council’s Monday (Aug. 11) special meeting agenda but it dominated the first three quarters of an hour of the nearly three-hour session. There... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Judge strikes down measure to increase wage to $15/hour

SEATAC BLOG: Judge strikes down measure to increase wage to $15/hour

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that King County Superior Court Judge Andrea Darvas on Monday reversed the decision of the SeaTac City Clerk’s “issuance of the Final Certificate of Sufficiency”... [Read more]

Local Grocery Store Workers Could Go On Strike Next Week

Local Grocery Store Workers Could Go On Strike Next Week

[DISCLAIMER: B-Town Blog Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is a member of the Directors and Writers Guilds of America, both unions that represent workers in the entertainment industry.] We learned this... [Read more]