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SeaTac wage activists will appeal to state Supreme Court
by Ana Sofia KnaufPuget Sound Business Journal
If the wage increase were restored, according to workers' advocacy group Puget Sound Sage, that would increase the airport's worker retention and put Sea-Tac workers on a similar pay level as many other West Coast international airports, which include Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport.
$15 minimum wage supporters vow to fight on
by Gregory WallaceCNN Money
SeaTac’s minimum wage workers might not get their raise after all
by Lydia DePillisThe Washington Post
According to an analysis by the community group Puget Sound Sage, visitors account for 68 percent of the revenues of companies subject to the ballot measure, which could cover the $40 million extra in wages by increasing fees by between 0.5 percent and 1.5 percent.
American airports: Hotbeds of worker wage victories
by Claire ZillmanFortune
November 27th, 2013