Russel Brunton, co-owner of downtown Tacoma restaurant Indochine, checks the day’s reservations while manager Samuel Kirbawy wipes down the gelato bar. Of Initiative 1433, which will raise the state’s minimum wage and make paid sick days a mandatory benefit, Brunton says: “Businesses will suffer, people will get laid off, businesses will close.”
Russel Brunton, co-owner of downtown Tacoma restaurant Indochine, checks the day’s reservations while manager Samuel Kirbawy wipes down the gelato bar. Of Initiative 1433, which will raise the state’s minimum wage and make paid sick days a mandatory benefit, Brunton says: “Businesses will suffer, people will get laid off, businesses will close.” David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com
Russel Brunton, co-owner of downtown Tacoma restaurant Indochine, checks the day’s reservations while manager Samuel Kirbawy wipes down the gelato bar. Of Initiative 1433, which will raise the state’s minimum wage and make paid sick days a mandatory benefit, Brunton says: “Businesses will suffer, people will get laid off, businesses will close.” David Montesino dmontesino@thenewstribune.com

Tacomans have mixed feelings on state minimum wage and sick leave ballot issue

October 23, 2016 05:00 PM

UPDATED October 23, 2016 10:01 PM

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