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  • $15 Minimum Wage - Mayor Murray

    this minimum wage is very convenient for the big guys to pick up cheap help from the really small business when the rents, taxes and city mandated cost increase cause micro stores to close up. the trend now is for the amazons and alibabas to take over the bricks too, paid for by your taxes and elected representatives.

  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News - ABC News

    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News

  • Pacific Northwest Advisors | Seattle's Link to Global Business

    PNWA helps small and medium sized businesses expand abroad. We also help foreign companies establish a presence in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Jobenomics | A National Grassroots Small Business and Job ...

    Jobenomics deals with the process of creating and mass-producing startup companies and jobs. Jobenomics’ principal focus is on citizens at the base of America’s socioeconomic pyramid with special emphasis on minorities, women, youth, veterans and other hopefuls who want to develop a skill, career and start a business.

  • Office of Labor Standards - LaborStandards | seattle.gov

    As a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity address wage gaps and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents, the City of Seattle created a new Office of Labor Standards (OLS). OLS is mandated to implement the City's labor standards for Minimum Wage, Paid Sick and Safe Time, Wage Theft, Fair Chance Employment (limiting the use of ...

  • Office of Economic Development - EconomicDevelopment ...

    Recent Highlights from OED. Villa Escondida is OED's September Small Business of the Month.; Check out the Industrial Lands Land Use and Employment Study, completed in 2017, which has guided the Industrial Lands Advisory Panel's ongoing work.; We launched the Business Decision Engine, an interactive tool that gives businesses access to information about Seattle's economy, customers ...

  • Seattle Business & Commerce Groups

    Explore Seattle business and commerce groups for networking.

  • One way to grow Seattle’s biotech economy: Start small ...

    Despite some knock-out successes and world-class research, Seattle’s biotechnology industry has remained relatively small compared to other hubs around the country. One of the biggest challenges ...

  • How a Rising Minimum Wage Affects Jobs in Seattle - The ...

    If the comparison city did experience a loss in hours similar to Seattle’s, then the booming labor market could be the culprit in both places.

  • As I Predicted, Seattle's Minimum Wage Rise Is Reducing ...

    The claim is not (and never has been) that raising Seattle's minimum wage will cause the economy to become some howling wasteland of huddled masses desperately looking for a job.

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