SeaTac (United States)

Type: City
Name: SeaTac (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 47.439999
Longitude: -122.300003
population: 24,663
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Community Calendar Week of 8/18

Deadline for receiving items for Community Calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday for the following week’s Times/News. Events are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email submissions to: calendar@robinsonnews.comItems can be accepted from nonprofit ... [Published Highline Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Protests are aimed at erratic part-time work schedules

Dana Wittman wants a more predictable job.In her part-time job, she can’t tell you when she’ll be at work any given day. One week she gets 20 hours of work, another 35.“One day it’s 5 p.m. to close, then noon to 6 the next day, and three days later it ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

JBLM couple to navigate world championship

Northwest GuardianHannah Culberg reads her map while running towards one of the course's checkpoints during a practice orienteering session Aug. 10 at Fort Steilacoom Part in Lakewood.When Kevin and Hannah Culberg met in 2008, they were each part of the ... [Published Northwest Guardian - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Community Calendar Week of 8-4-14

Deadline for receiving items for Community Calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday for the following week’s Times/News. Events are published based on timeliness and space availability. Email submissions to: calendar@robinsonnews.comItems can be accepted from nonprofit ... [Published Highline Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Congressman Adam Smith takes lead in August primary

The first wave of primary election results were released at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5.In the Congressional District No. 9 race, incumbent U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, a Democrat, takes the lead with 44,806 votes or 63.17 percent of total votes.Doug Basler, ... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

CARLSON: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Second Degree Murder in Death of Toddler

One Child Dead, Second Critically Injured after Long-time NeglectFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 4, 2014An enrolled member of the Tulalip Tribes was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Future of Minimum Wage Will Be Decided in Cities

I n June, the City Council of Seattle made headlines when it voted unanimously to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, the highest in the country. While Seattle wasn’t the first city to take minimum wage legislation into it’s own hands, it seems to ... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Guest: The havoc of competing for jail contracts

at 5:24 PM | Page modified July 28, 2014 at 5:31 PMCOMPETITION and the profit motive is the foundation of the American economy, but should it drive the delivery of sensitive government services such as adult detention? For decades, detention policy ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

$15: The New Eight-Hour Day

When 200 New York City fast-food workers walked off their jobs in November 2012, their demand of $15 an hour seemed like a fantasy.But over the weekend, as more than 1,000 fast-food workers from 50 cities gathered in Chicago for the first-ever nationwide ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

How Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Victory Began in New York City’s Zuccotti Park

15 Now/Seattle Activists at an April demonstration demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage in Seattle.   An idea that only a year ago appeared both radical and impractical has become a reality. On Monday, Seattle struck a blow against rising inequality ... [Published TAPPED - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco Bell Workers Brought A $15 Minimum Wage To Seattle

When Mayor Ed Murray (D) signed a bill that gradually raises Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 an hour on Tuesday, his choice of location seemed to reflect the complex and cooperative process that produced the document he was signing. Rather than City ... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 02 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

$15 wage will likely become the law today

In the Northwest, we dream big dreams.  But rarely has any place in the region taken a step so bold as Monday’s expected Seattle City Council passage of a $15-an-hour minimum wage for employers large and small in the Emerald City.Phased in over three ... [Published seattlepi.com - Jun 02 2014]

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Bilingual Play "N Learn (Spanish)--Mondays, 2-3 p.m. Bilingual play groups are organized for young children 0-5 years and the people who take care of them. Register at 206-244-5880 YMCA, 3595 188th St., SeaTac 98188. Free to the community."
"Even with the tax relief we’ve put inin place, a family with two kids that earns the minimum wage still lives below the poverty line. That’s wrong" Obama said at the time...
Nonetheless,  "Right now, I can buy filet mignon cheaper than I can buy oysters" Jones said. "It's something else."
"The town has doubled in size over the past few weeks, the weather is great, the feeling in the air is electric with everybody getting their boats ready to go and some have already headed out."

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Community Calendar Week of 8/18 [Published Highline Times - Aug 20 2014]
Protests are aimed at erratic part-time work sc... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 16 2014]
JBLM couple to navigate world championship [Published Northwest Guardian - Aug 14 2014]
Community Calendar Week of 8-4-14 [Published Highline Times - Aug 07 2014]
Congressman Adam Smith takes lead in August pri... [Published Federal Way Mirror - Aug 06 2014]
CARLSON: Tulalip Tribal Member Sentenced to 15 ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Aug 05 2014]
The Future of Minimum Wage Will Be Decided in C... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 01 2014]
Guest: The havoc of competing for jail contracts [Published Seattle Times - Jul 29 2014]
$15: The New Eight-Hour Day [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
The Seattle Marxist behind $15/hour wage [Published AdBanks.net - Jun 24 2014]
The Audacious New Proposal To Save The Labor Mo... [Published Think Progress - Jun 17 2014]
How Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Victory Began in... [Published TAPPED - Jun 05 2014]
How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
$15 wage will likely become the law today [Published seattlepi.com - Jun 02 2014]
Montauk's Duryea's Lobster Dock and Seafood mar... [Published Seafood.com - May 19 2014]
Copper River's first 24,000 lb salmon shipment ... [Published Seafood.com - May 16 2014]
Grand experiment of $15 wage just that | Jon Ta... [Published Seattle Times - May 11 2014]
Missing Tacoma airman returns home after nearly... [Published KGW.com - May 02 2014]
5 Reasons to Follow Local Minimum-Wage Fights [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 01 2014]
Seattle’s socialist councilwoman on why capital... [Published PBS - Apr 23 2014]
This Graph Shows Why We Need To Raise The Minim... [Published Think Progress - Apr 04 2014]
Charge: Kent man pimped teen runaways [Published seattlepi.com - Mar 06 2014]
Travel to Peru from the United States is Poised... [Published PRWeb - Feb 12 2014]
Wage Variability Found to Be Drastically Variab... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 03 2014]
Amanda Knox could face detention in tough US jail [Published Telegraph - Feb 01 2014]
Talk about increase in minimum wage sparks deb... [Published Canton Repository - Jan 23 2014]
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The Seattle Marxist behind $15/hour wage [Published AdBanks.net - Jun 24 2014]
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant wants more cities to adopt her hometown’s new $15 minimum wage. br /> Kshama Sawant has gone from Occupy Wall Street to occupying Seattle City Council. Now, fresh off Seattle’s historic passage of a $15 minimum ...
The Audacious New Proposal To Save The Labor Mo... [Published Think Progress - Jun 17 2014]
As president of the Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW), Dave Regan is well aware that over the past several decades, the number of American workers who are part of a labor union has declined fairly steadily ...
How Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Victory Began in... [Published TAPPED - Jun 05 2014]
15 Now/Seattle Activists at an April demonstration demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage in Seattle.   An idea that only a year ago appeared both radical and impractical has become a reality. On Monday, Seattle struck a blow against rising inequality ...
How A Millionaire, A Socialist, And Some Taco B... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
When Mayor Ed Murray (D) signed a bill that gradually raises Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 an hour on Tuesday, his choice of location seemed to reflect the complex and cooperative process that produced the document he was signing. Rather than City ...
5 Reasons to Follow Local Minimum-Wage Fights [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - May 01 2014]
Washington’s inaction this week on advancing a Senate bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over three years is likely to turn greater attention to a variety of local and state efforts, as a U.S. News story sketched out. With the ...
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