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Sakuma Bros. Farms entrance. (Photo by Ashley Stewart)

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A local berry farm is paying out close to a million dollars to workers it abused last year. But is Washington's complaint-based system for regulating farm labor really helping?

(Photo by Deric Gruen)

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Other cities are experimenting with local currencies. Would it work in Seattle?

Walmart employees in Brazil demonstrate in support of Bangladeshi workers killed in a collapse at a factory making apparel for the retail giant. (Photo courtesy Uni Global Alliance at Walmart)

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Did you know that Walmart is the world’s largest retailer, with more than 10,000 stores in dozens of countries, and the third largest employer in the world overall (behind only the U.S. Department of Defense and The Chinese Army)?

Fast food workers demonstrate outside the Capitol Hill IHOP. (Photo courtesy Working Washington)

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(Photo courtesy Working Washington) Seattle fast food workers and activist joined forces with a national and global movement today, going on strike to demand...

City Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks at a March 15th rally for a $15 minimum wage. (Photo by Shannon Kringen)

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City Councilmember Kshama Sawant speaks at a March 15th rally for a $15 minimum wage. (Photo by Shannon Kringen) I never considered the Fight...