Slog PM: Burgerville Is the Best Washington Burger Chain, Canada Is Better Than Us, Amazon's War on Christmas
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Largest civil-rights resolution in state history happening in Quincy: Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Horning Brothers vegetable-packing house over worker sexual harassment. Ferguson alleged that a supervisor behaved inappropriately toward female workers over a period of years by groping and propositioning them. The packing house will pay $525,000 to settle the lawsuit. That’s the largest civil-rights resolution in state history.
All hail Burgerville: Burger chains across the country are guilty of pumping their beef full of antibiotics. A new study is exposing the winners and losers. Among the few chains that don’t subscribe to that bull(cow?)shit are Shake Shack and Burgerville. Shake Shack just got a location in South Lake Union. Burgerville is a Washington staple. Though you can’t get it north of exit 82 along I-5.
Amazon ruins Christmas: Our favorite local booksellers are screaming bah humbug straight into the faces of their warehouse workers. The workers are calling Amazon’s adoption of a $15 minimum wage at the expense of their bonuses a “slap in the face.” The company is cutting variable compensation and it’s happening right around the holidays which is rubbing salt in the wound, according to MONEY—a publication, not the thing Jeff Bezos has too much of.Continue reading »