Biz groups give up legal challenge to minimum wage, paid leave initiative
Teresa Mosqueda, campaign chairwoman for Raise Up Washington, one of the campaign organizations supporting I-1433, said the proposal is clearly about related labor standards because any worker knows that if they don’t have paid sick leave and lose a day’s pay it effects their overall paycheck, just as a higher minimum wage does.The Kittitas County ruling showed the ballot measure received broad support around the state, she said, and the business groups are merely recognizing that Sparks’ decision wasn’t going to overturned by a higher court.“I’m glad that they see the writing on the wall,” Mosqueda said. … Read More
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