(Video of Monday afternoon’s council meeting, including minimum-wage vote and speeches)
3:42 PM: At a raucous City Council meeting – cheers, jeers, chanting – that is temporarily in recess before councilmembers move on to other business, the minimum-wage-increase bill has just received unanimous approval. It raises the minimum wage in steps – with large businesses at $15 in three years, smaller businesses in seven years.
4:41 PM: Lots of reaction to share, ahead:
*Seattle Times overview report
*Official council news release (erroneously dated, though)
*Councilmember Kshama Sawant‘s post-vote news release
*Councilmember Nick Licata‘s speech
*15Now announces victory party
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