Seattle Minimum Wage and Employers Outside Seattle

The phase in of the city of Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance began on April 1, 2015. Be aware that the ordinance states that it applies both to employers who are located in Seattle and to employers who have employees who work inside the city. For example, if you have a business that is based in Kent but you send a … Continue reading »

Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to adopt a minimum wage for the City of Seattle, which will gradually increase to $15/hour and then automatically increase with inflation.  All employers that have employees working within the city limits of Seattle must comply with the ordinance by April 1, 2015. All large employers (i.e., 500 employees or more and certain franchisees) … Continue reading »