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Mayor's panel struggles over minimum wage

After the committee considering a $15 minimum wage in Seattle failed to reach a deal between business and labor on Wednesday, Mayor Ed Murray planned to announce his own proposal this week. Above, Paula Lukaszek, left, and other supporters of raising the minimum wage surround City Hall. Lukaszek is president of Local 1488 WFSE — Washington Federation of State Employees.

Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times

After the committee considering a $15 minimum wage in Seattle failed to reach a deal between business and labor on Wednesday, Mayor Ed Murray planned to announce his own proposal this week. Above, Paula Lukaszek, left, and other supporters of raising the minimum wage surround City Hall. Lukaszek is president of Local 1488 WFSE — Washington Federation of State Employees.

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