After years of campaigning for higher wages at the airport in SeaTac, organizers put $15 an hour on the ballot in 2013 and won.
First $15-An-Hour Wage in the Country
It was a once-in-a-lifetime campaign. It seemed as if the general public outside of SeaTac understood the issue, understood about the economic inequality. If the people can do it in a small suburb like SeaTac, they can do it anywhere.