News roundup: labor issues

Labor issues — minimum wage, secure scheduling and enforcement — lead this morning’s news.

AP reports that cities and states are having trouble enforcing minimum wage laws. Crosscut reports that Mayor Murray plans to expand the Office of Labor Standards to help them keep up.

KPLU covers yesterday’s committee hearing on secure scheduling.

Queen Anne and Magnolia News  reports on Mayor Murray’s first step in rolling out HALA execution.

KUOW covers the Council’s vote on Monday to expand their legislative staff.

Crosscut reports that the Mayor is quietly circulating his plan to clean up the “Jungle” homeless encampment.