Nation May 22

Why your baggage handler may be on food stamps

Although Alaska Airlines has challenged in court the $15 an hour minimum wage at Seattle-Tacoma airport, they recently raised the starting wages for some of their contractors to $12 an hour. But not all airport contractors have received a raise,…

Nation May 01

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OK, $15 an hour minimum wage in Seattle, but plus tips?

Should Seattle waiters really receive a higher minimum wage when they earn tips on top of what's already the highest minimum wage in the country? Restaurant owner Tom Douglas, who voluntarily instituted a $15 wage for his cooks, doesn't think…