Friday news roundup

Don’t forget to vote. Seriously, vote! And don’t drive in the snow.

SeattleMet and South Seattle Emerald report on the protest earlier this week to demand that the city stop sweeping unsanctioned homeless encampments.

The Stranger reports that that the Office of Labor Standards will begin doing self-initiated directed investigations of businesses suspected of violating workers’ rights.

Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Expedia and AirBnB are “double targets” of new tax proposals.