Sawant’s compromise on $15 minimum wage makes deal more likely

SEATTLE — City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant — who has been pushing hard for a $15 minimum wage in the city of Seattle — has proposed phasing in the increase, with $11 an hour first. C.R. Douglas says her compromise makes passage of a law more likely.

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Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant. (Photo: KCPQ-TV)

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