Washington Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 518 (1988)
The Washington Minimum Wage Increase, also known as Initiative 518, was on the November 8, 1988 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measured increased the state minimum wage.
|Washington Initiative 518 (1988)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Shall the state minimum wage increase from $2.30 to $3.85 (January 1, 1989) and then to $4.25 (January 1, 1990) and include agricultural workers?||”|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 518 was filed on March 21, 1988 by Jennifer Belcher of Olympia and Art Wang of Tacoma. 300,900 signatures were submitted to qualify it for the ballot.
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1988 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- List of all State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
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