State restaurant association says decision will reduce jobs
The Washington Restaurant Association assailed a decision to increase the state’s minimum wage by 1.4 percent next year, saying Monday the move will force restaurant operations to cut jobs. On Friday, the state’s Department of Labor and Industries announced that the minimum wage will increase to $8.67 per hour, a 12-cent increase from the current rate, beginning Jan. 1, 2011. The current minimum wage of $8.55 per hour is already among the highest in the nation. “Businesses ...
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