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Franchise Group Will Continue To Fight Seattle Minimum Wage

SEATTLE (AP) — An international group that lost its latest court battle to block Seattle’s new minimum wage law says it will keep on fighting. 114 more words


Big Fast Food Opposes Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage

By Ned Resnikoff

A federal judge in Seattle heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging the city’s $15 minimum wage on constitutional grounds. The International Franchise Association (IFA) — an industry group representing both small franchisees and powerful franchisors such as the McDonald’s Corp. 269 more words

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Chair Melanie Bergeron takes seat on IFA board

History was made February 18 as TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® International, Inc. Chair Melanie Bergeron became just the third woman to take over as chair of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) executive board. 715 more words


Discrimination: Group of Seattle Franchise Businesses Sue to Stop $15 Minimum Wage 

For the Los Angeles TimesMaria L. La Ganga reports: Five Puget Sound business owners and a trade group based in Washington, D.C., filed suit in federal court Wednesday to stop Seattle from enacting a $15-an-hour minimum wage, which would be the highest in the nation when it takes effect. 477 more words

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Lawsuit Challenges $15 Minimum Wage

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges Seattle’s adoption of what would be the nation’s highest minimum wage as unfair to small franchises. 523 more words