Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich has become perhaps the most high-profile employee in the nation to lose their job for refusing to comply with a vaccine mandate.
The record-setting settlement could inspire employee advocates to push other cities to adopt paid sick leave protections for gig workers.
More than a dozen West Coast localities have enacted ordinances to compensate frontline workers for the risks they face by working during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
Under amended regulations adopted by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), the minimum salary level or fee basis for executive, administrative and professional will increase sharply over the next eight years.
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