Local Low-Wage Jobs on the Rise

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.