Mayor Murray Visits Central Co-op to Celebrate Fair Wages

On January 5, 2017, as Seattle’s new minimum wage laws came into effect, Mayor Murray chose Central Co-op as the place to commemorate the momentous move toward better wages in our city.

Click here to see the Mayor’s press release from January 5.

Two years ago, in partnership with UFCW Local 21, Central Co-op took the step to $15/hr. This is an important expression of our cooperative principles and values, and a reflection the values of our community. Today, in addition to covering 100% of our employees Medical Dental and Vision insurance, Central Co-op’s entry-level wage is up to $15.64 per hour. According to our research, Central Co-op has one of the highest entry-level compensation packages in the grocery industry.

Thank you Mayor Murray for visiting us at Central Co-op to celebrate our city's new minimum wage! 

Date: Wednesday January 18, 2017

Category: Co-ops

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