The NEW Living Wage Thread. MIT to the resuce!

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I live in Seattle in King County, which the largest County in the Nation that includes very rural farmland communities, forested communities and the Space Needle in Seattle. The difference in property taxes alone, are wildly different across the County and the calculator is WAY OFF for someone living in Seattle. Plus, the minimum wage is not $8-ish, it is currently over ten dollars.

Based on that calculator, Jay needs to raise my wages here by about $2,200.00. LOL++++



I think I read that the MIT people said the calculator was not exact. It was meant to give a base amount...which may or may not be fully accurate.