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Seattle City Council Passes Hazard Pay Bill for Local Grocery Store Workers

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As the COVID crisis continues, local lawmakers are looking to give more compensation to workers on the frontlines of the food industry. On Monday, January 25, the Seattle city council unanimously passed a new ordinance to give a $4-per-hour pay boost to grocery workers at large stores, and Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to sign it into law soon.

The bill applies to those covered by the minimum wage law who work at supermarkets with more than 500 employees worldwide and at stores bigger than 10,000-square-feet (or 85,000-square-feet with 30 percent of the space devoted to food retail). Some examples of businesses impacted by the mandate include QFC, Fred

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