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Establishing a Local Minimum Wage

On March 18, 2024, the Burien City Council passed Ordinance No. 837, establishing a citywide minimum wage in Burien.

The ordinance defines three levels of employers and creates new minimum wage rates and effective dates by size of employer. Employers with 20 or fewer full-time equivalents (FTEs) are exempt from the ordinance.

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Background Information

Read additional information about discussions related to establishing a minimum wage in Burien.

Last Updated: March 22, 2024