SeaTac (United States)

Type: City
Name: SeaTac (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 47.439999
Longitude: -122.300003
population: 24,663
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Labour presses for minimum-wage hike

Experts disagree about likelihood of B.C. government following wage-policy lead of cities such as New WestminsterTags: labour , employment , Christy Clark , John Winter , University of British Columbia , Canadian Federation of Independent Business , BC ... [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Summer travel: expect higher airfares, hotel prices

SEATAC -- Stuck inside all winter and itching to enjoy the sun?A brand report by Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) and an article by the Wall Street Journal finds, so are millions of other travelers -- and it's driving up prices.The report finds airfares ... [Published NWCN.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

SeaTac, Wash., fast becoming epicenter of 'livable wage' debate

REUTERS/David Ryder In December, protesters marched from SeaTac to Seattle in support of raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour.This is one in a series of articles funded by a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation.SeaTac, Wash.  — pop. 27,000 ... [Published MinnPost - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mother pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder in death of toddler

A mother of two toddlers, Christina Carlson, 38, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and criminal mistreatment following the death of her 19-month-old daughter. Carlson, a member of the Tulalip Tribes, also faces charges in the U.S. District Court ... [Published King5.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tulalip Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder in Death of Toddler

An enrolled member of the Tulalip Tribes pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to second-degree murder and criminal mistreatment in the death of one daughter and the neglect of the second, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Christina ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

This Graph Shows Why We Need To Raise The Minimum Wage

CREDIT: Wisconsin Jobs Now flickr account With over four years passed since the last national minimum wage increase to $7.25 an hour, states, cities, and counties across the U.S. have taken action to raise their wages well above that level. And more ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

This week in the War on Workers: Mississippi legislature aims to pass all possible anti-union laws

Mississippi Republicans don't want any of this in their state. Mississippi has not been what you'd call a pro-union state, but it's really hammering that point home this week, with the state Senate passing not one, not two, but THREE anti-union bills ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

State hikes minimum wage to highest in nation

Congress has yet to act on Democrats’ proposal to raise the minimum wage, but one state isn’t waiting around.Connecticut’s legislature voted on Wednesday to raise the state’s minimum wage from $8.25 per hour to $10.10. The federal minimum wage proposal ... [Published MSNBC - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sea-Tac Airport in $31 million electric-powered effort for ground vehicles

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will install more than 500 electric charging stations that will power the airport’s ground support equipment that’s transitioning to electricity-powered.The $31 million project is a joint effort between the airport, ... [Published Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sea-Tac Airport going electric

SEATAC, Wash. -- Alaska Airlines Flight 37 from Minneapolis arrives to a greener Sea-Tac Airport.There’s still the loud roar of the engines, the welcoming guidance into gate C-15 and the frenzy of ground crews to off-load baggage. But something has c ... [Published KGW.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

A look at minimum wages around the nation

The Richmond City Council gave initial approval this week to hiking its minimum wage to $12.30 per hour, the highest in California. Here is a look at minimum wage rates around the Bay Area and nation.San Francisco: $10.74San Jose: $10.15Richmond, proposed: ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

SeaTac man sentenced to a year in prison for operating 'crime-infested' Tukwila motel

The former owner of the Travelers Choice motel will spend a year in federal prison for his role in operating what federal prosecutors describe as "crime-infested motels" on Tukwila International Boulevard.Kulwinder Saroya, 42, of SeaTac was sentenced ... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 12 2014]

Quotes

"What's happening is senior workers are doing training and mentoring. In the process, [younger workers] can see ahead and say, 'Joe over there is going to be gone in a few years; I can sit in his spot.' They can also get that solid mentoring when they leave."
...think tank that opposes a minimum wage increase, said Democrats want voters to think about the minimum wage, and not the Affordable Care Act. "They are trying to change the conversation away from Obamacare" he said
April 8). "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost loved ones, the families who have lost homes, and the first responders who are still working to find survivors."
"It will be fun to watch the competition and see which 10 teams will be representing ECSA, the city of Seattle and the state of Washington at the 2014 World Series in Dallas Pichinini says."

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Labour presses for minimum-wage hike [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 16 2014]
Minimum Wage at the Forefront, With Eye on Elec... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]
NW mudslide relief efforts top $100K [Published CUNA News Now - Apr 14 2014]
Summer travel: expect higher airfares, hotel pr... [Published NWCN.com - Apr 11 2014]
SeaTac, Wash., fast becoming epicenter of 'liva... [Published MinnPost - Apr 09 2014]
Tulalip Tribal Member Pleads Guilty to Second-D... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 08 2014]
Mother pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder in de... [Published King5.com - Apr 08 2014]
American Exceptionalism remains vital [Published Carnegie Mellon Tartan - Apr 07 2014]
Emerald City Softball Association season begins... [Published Seattle Gay News - Apr 05 2014]
This Graph Shows Why We Need To Raise The Minim... [Published Think Progress - Apr 04 2014]
Ignore Jenny McCarthy. Local measles cases prov... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 04 2014]
Jerry's View: Johnny and the Elk [Published West Seattle Herald - Mar 31 2014]
This week in the War on Workers: Mississippi le... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
State hikes minimum wage to highest in nation [Published MSNBC - Mar 27 2014]
Sheryl Sandberg for president? — Ukraine bailou... [Published Politico - Mar 27 2014]
Sea-Tac Airport in $31 million electric-powered... [Published Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal - Mar 27 2014]
A National Minimum Wage Is a Bad Fit for Low-Co... [Published American.com - Mar 26 2014]
Sea-Tac Airport going electric [Published KGW.com - Mar 20 2014]
Richmond council moves forward big minimum wage... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Mar 19 2014]
A look at minimum wages around the nation [Published Inside Bay Area - Mar 19 2014]
Sea-Tac Airport Unveils Electrification Project... [Published Air Transport News - Mar 18 2014]
Man awaiting trial in bestiality case is suspec... [Published HeraldNet - Mar 17 2014]
Neckties, community ties — Goodwill’s CEO kee... [Published Seattle Times - Mar 17 2014]
SeaTac man sentenced to a year in prison for op... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 12 2014]
SAROYA: Owner and Operator of Crime Infested Tu... [Published United States Department of Justice - Mar 11 2014]
Auburn man faces pimping charges in connection ... [Published Kent Reporter - Mar 10 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]
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This Graph Shows Why We Need To Raise The Minim... [Published Think Progress - Apr 04 2014]
CREDIT: Wisconsin Jobs Now flickr account With over four years passed since the last national minimum wage increase to $7.25 an hour, states, cities, and counties across the U.S. have taken action to raise their wages well above that level. And more ...
Wage Variability Found to Be Drastically Variab... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 03 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidcjones/ In recent months, the minimum wage has moved to the center of the economic policy debate. Proposals for minimum-wage increases are being introduced at the local, state, and national levels of government. ...
Seven Minimum Wage Facts That Have Democrats Wo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jan 06 2014]
With the midterm elections just over 300 days away, nervous Democrats reeling from the Obamacare debacle are hoping a big push to raise the minimum wage will be the silver bullet that will spare them from the historic losses they suffered in 2010. ...
10 hopeful things from 2013 that will get you i... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Dec 31 2013]
If you look beyond the headlines, 2013 shows that the world can still change for the better, even on climate change There was something almost apocalyptic about 2013. Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, the strongest storm ever recorded on ...
What Workers Won In 2013 [Published Think Progress - Dec 19 2013]
Things can look bleak for American workers these days: they’re working harder yet wages keep falling , unionization levels are the lowest they’ve been since the Great Depression, and more and more jobs don’t even pay enough to survive . But workers ...
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