Lizzy Simmons

National Retail Federation

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Senior Director of Government Relations at the National Retail Federation

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The $15 hourly minimum wage got its start in Seattle. Now the city has taken a new step for part-time, low-wage workers who have to be on call whenever they're needed.

Seattle passes new scheduling rules to protect hourly workers

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