Ruling on Seattle Law Poses Big Threat to Small Businesses
Challengers of Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance were dealt a second blow in September 2015, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected their arguments that the law’s classification of franchisees violates the Dormant Commerce Clause, the Equal Protection Clause, the First Amendment, the Lanham Act, and the Washington State Constitution. Read more . . .