Seattle becomes first in country to require standard minimum wage for disabled

Seattle becomes first in country to require standard minimum wage for disabled

SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Durkan today signed legislation banning the allowance of sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities.

Essex Porter was at Seattle City Hall, where the bill was signed to promote integration and equal treatment for people with disabilities.

The bill, authored by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, made Seattle the first city in the U.S. to require standard minimum wage for disabled people.

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