Skip to comments.Appeals court says SeaTac voters can decide on $15 minimum wage
Posted on 09/07/2013 8:39:51 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
SeaTac voters will get the chance to decide whether the city should increase its minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 per hour, after a state appeals court today reversed a judges ruling from August that disqualified signatures needed to place the measure on Novembers ballot.
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Why stop at $15 an hour? Why not $100?
...they will vote it in, then leave the state....
Look for lot’s of pricey quarter pounders. Hey dolts! It’s not just the fast food places that pay min wage. Nobody I’ve noticed has had a gun to their head to work there. I applaud the young folks who DO work there since a lot of their fellow youts think it’s beneath them to work these jobs.
Seattle is a lib city. They’ll vote for it and the same idiot libs will leave the place and go somewhere else where their liberal retardity will ruin another red city or state.
I hope it gets voted in. Once that happens I want to see every business flee from the 10 sq. mi. area of Seatac.
Is there one or more Boeing plants within these city limits? Does the various union contracts have the common escalator clause that matches the minimum wage when it moves up?
I understand that there is more land available down in South Carolina, Boeing.
I really hope this passes. Only then will these idiots see the impact of doing something this stupid. I used to have more-or-less weekly debates with a sociology prof I used to teach with, often on economic topics. She would eventually wind up in a position where she had to admit she was wrong. She always did the same thing: “Well...that may be, but I don’t believe it” whereupon she would stomp off to her office. The clowns behind this position are the same: They won’t believe it even when they see new business formations fall to zero in their city, and a flood of new under trained and under qualified workers migrate to their town.
Small businesses will exit SeaTac in droves. The loss in sales tax and B&O tax will destroy the city. Karma.
Why hold back????? $100 per hour sounds “fair” to me. It is only right and fair.
Sure - and then how many people will be out of work and how many businesses closing down and how much tax revenue will they loose. Unintended consequences.
Nah, won’t happen. Judges will prevent businesses from moving or closing,by court order.
No Boeing plants or offices that I know of in Seatac. The town is only 10 sq. miles. in area.
I’d love to see that! It would be all over the Internet.
This is a good way for Lilly white liberals to be able to drive blacks out of their city without losing their liberal street cred.
SeaTac is where the Seattle Tacoma airport is. Lots of food vendors, gift shops, hotels, and Somali rent a car shuttlers. I guess all of these will shut down. Peeps will have to be sure to bring their own sandwiches, beverages, reading material, and not plan on buying any little gifts in the airport.
Collectivism: Bringing on unintended consequences and deflecting the blame.
This is Rule #1 in How to Raise Taxes and Kill Jobs.
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