Washington State already has the nation’s highest state minimum wage at $9.32 an hour.
In the city of Seattle minimum wage workers will soon make $15 an hour.
The increase will be phased in over the course of several years.
The first increase is scheduled for April 1, 2015 when the minimum wage will become $10 an hour for some business and $11 for others.
Currently, the Federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.
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