Beyond the Headlines — Temporary Work in Seattle & WA State

[h6]December 2014? |? FOCUS: Seattle & Washington State[/h6] Over the holiday season, tens of thousands of workers across the nation will be temporarily hired in retail stores, warehouses, customer service centers and factories to meet seasonal demands. Current local and national trends show that temp work, however, has become a mainstay of our economy. This […]

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$15 Minimum Wage Report

December 3, 2014 Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to share our latest research brief: $15 Minimum Wage and the Potential Impacts to Seattle?s Workforce —— In June 2014, Mayor Ed Murray signed into law a $15 minimum wage for the City of Seattle. This increase will be phased-in over time, beginning in April 2015 ? […]

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