Guest Rant Nov 9, 2022 at 9:09 am

Now’s the Time to Raise the Wage Floor Across King County

Does what it says on the can: They raised the wage. Transit Riders Union

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1

Well ... before you break out the champagne, you might want to take a gander at what happened in Emeryville, CA when they raised the min. wage to historic levels.

The city has now been forced to re-think this policy in light of the crippling effect it had on the restaurants in the city.

But ... go ahead, raise wages higher and higher...... with a recession on the horizon, this will make for a great outcome... rush on fools... hell is only half way full.

2

We were told a decade ago that raising the minimum wage to $15 would not raise prices, would make tipping obsolete, and would turn the minimum wage into a living-wage. How’d that work out???

3

What really gets me is the reason it was $15 was because they were trying to drop it to $12 in bargaining and I pushed for $15 then $16 then $18 then $20 then $22.

You only win when you push the Overton Window your way.

Never compromise down.

Ever.

4

Yes, stupidity is the new dumb.

5

Well-done, Katie and Transit Riders Union!


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