Economy - Andrew Grant Houston

  • Levy a 1% income tax
  • Raise the minimum wage to $23 by 2025
  • Freelancer’s Bill of Rights
    • Employers will be required to pay the full, original amount within 30 days of project completion.
    • Workers will receive portable transit, healthcare, & retirement benefits.
    • Employees are required to establish contracts for work totaling over $600.
    • No more non-compete agreements for workers who juggle clients.
  • $100 million in apprenticeships in Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle City Light, Seattle Department of Transportation, and Seattle Conservation Corps. External apprenticeship programs would be partnerships with trade unions, non-profit organizations, and community colleges.