By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly Following SeaTac’s approval of a minimum wage at $15 an hour in November 2013, Seattle’s version of the law took effect on April 1, along with a law on administrative wage theft. According to the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR), forty-one percent of low-wage workers in Seattle are […]
Ameya Pawar, 30, was elected as alderman on Chicago’s North Side. Pawar was virtually unknown when he entered the race. He won 50 percent of the vote.