The Spokesman-Review
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 … Read More

State of Reform sits down with Teresa Mosqueda to discuss The Affordable Care Act
What They’re Watching: Teresa Mosqueda

'If we start unraveling the Affordable Care Act right now we know there’s going to be consequences not just for individuals, but for the community, for business and Washington State as whole. So it’s incumbent upon us to come together to really find solutions at the state level.' … Read More

Queen Anne & Magnolia News
Mosqueda announces run for City Council

A local labor leader and health care advocate is the latest candidate to enter the fray for the open at-large Seattle City Council seat. In mid-January, Washington State Labor Council political and strategic campaign director Teresa Mosqueda joined ex-Tenants Union Executive Director Jon Grant and NAACP Vice President Sheley Secrest, among others, in the race to replace outgoing Councilmember Tim Burgess.   … Read More

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
Seven candidates file for Seattle City Council Position 8 race

“I’ve built a career and based a career on making sure no one is left behind,” Mosqueda told CHS. “I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, cities are going to be both the first line of offense and the last line of defense under a Trump administration,” Mosqueda said. Her three-pillar platform consists of making sure the rights of all Seattleites are protected, building on the promises of an affordable and accessible city, and exploring what can be … Read More

The Stranger
State Labor Council’s Teresa Mosqueda to Run for Seattle City Council

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Teresa Mosqueda, political and strategic campaign director of the Washington State Labor Council, planned to run for an open seat on the Seattle City Council. Today, she officially launched her campaign and is already brandishing support from high profile local Democrats. … Read More

The Seattle Times
Labor leader Teresa Mosqueda announces run for Seattle City Council

Teresa Mosqueda, a labor-movement leader who helped write last year’s initiative to raise the state minimum wage, is running for Seattle City Council. Mosqueda is political-campaign director at the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO and has served on the state’s Exchange Board, which oversees Obamacare. … Read More

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at Mosqueda's fight for a higher minimum wage
Time to vote: statewide initiatives in brief — carbon tax, state minimum wage, campaign finance

Seattle is already incrementally increasing its minimum wage to $15, but according to Teresa Mosqueda, political & strategic campaign director with the Washington State Labor Council, a study of the six largest cities in the state shows a boost is needed elsewhere too. Mosqueda also argued that it will help local economies because workers who have a little more money will spend it on basic necessities. … Read More

KEXP Mind Over Matters Podcast: Sustainability Segment: Teresa Mosqueda

Guest Teresa Mosqueda, Political and Strategic Campaign Director, Washington State Labor Council, speaks with Diane Horn about the Raise Up Washington Initiative, I-1433, which will raise the state minimum wage to $13.50 per hour and provide up to seven days of paid sick and safe leave per year. … Read More
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