Seattle minimum wage law confuses franchises with large businesses | DON BRUNELL

  • Mar 28, 2015 at 10:00AM

The new law classifies Seattle’s 600 franchisees – who operate 1,700 franchise locations and employ 19,000 workers – as large businesses simply because they operate as part of a franchise network. Franchisees say that is unfair.


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Plenty of ways to volunteer in Renton | FOR GOOD FOR EVER

  • Mar 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

There are probably as many different ways an individual can volunteer as there are individual skills and interests.


  • Mar 28, 2015 at 8:00AM

Frank Shiers Jr.'s editorial comic, week of March 27, 2015.

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Legislature misses chance to limit vaccine exemptions

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 10:56AM

Washington State Medical Association says opportunity to boost vaccination rates and protect children was lost

Lights, Camera, Senate: SB6027 will help keep the cameras rolling in Renton and Washington | GUEST COMMENTARY

  • Mar 23, 2015 at 4:02PM

"Economic analysis shows that our state receives $10 of economic benefits for every $1 invested. But beyond economic value, I argue that film has a creative energy impact."

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