January 14, 2014
Washington residents earning minimum wage got an automatic
raise the first of the year. But Washington’s minimum wage isn’t the only stat seeing an increase
– the number of minimum wage jobs is going up as well. Over the last decade, the number of Full Time
Equivalent minimum wage jobs has risen not only at a state level, but even more so here in Chelan and Douglas
Counties. Regional Labor Economist Don Meseck gives us the details.