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 […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon panel “Top Restaurants’
By James Tabafunda NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY With the fast-paced turn of events surrounding Nickelsville’s September 1 move to the International District – the 23rd in its history – supporters and residents of the tent city took time to meet with both concerned as well as supportive community members. About 10 Nickelsville residents took turns sharing […]
By The Ethnic Community Coalition Although Seattle’s proposed $15/hour minimum wage increase has been publicly debated since last fall, we local ethnic and immigrant small business owners have just begun to realize the negative impact the wage hike will have on our businesses and on our employees. For months, we tried to ignore it. In […]
The Seattle and King County Health & Safety Fair was held on March 8 at the International District Community Center. There was free healthcare enrollment, activities for kids, gifts, raffles, and refreshments.