Seattle mayor Ed Murray had formed an Income Inequality Advisory Committee, a group of two dozen diverse stakeholders across the city, for the purpose of negotiating a deal to raise the minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. Though he came close to finalizing a deal, it fell apart the night before a press conference was scheduled to announce a victory. Mayor Murray needed to balance the goals of each interest group on his committee to salvage a deal on the minimum wage.
$15 Now?! Combat and Collaboration in Seattle’s Historic Minimum Wage Debate (A)
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- Publisher:University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
- Publication year:2017
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- Discipline: Business, Government, & Society, Organization Design, Public & Nonprofit Management
- Contains:Teaching Notes
- Length:10,128 words
Region:Northern AmericaCountry:United States of AmericaState:WashingtonOrganization:Seattle Mayor’s OfficeOrganization Size:Originally Published In:2013). $15 Now?! Combat and Collaboration in Seattle’s Historic Minimum Wage Debate. Seattle, WA: Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Washington., , & (Type:Online ISBN:9781526478658Copyright: © 2017, The Electronic Hallway, The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Washington. All rights reserved.