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Formed in 2014, "OneSeattle is the business-run counterpoint to the worker-oriented group 15 Now, which wants a robust $15 wage law." An e-mail leaked to The Stranger "sheds light on many of the members: big businesses and their associations. The letter, which outlines efforts to involve small businesses and workers as part of their public persona, is written by a person who attended the group's big kickoff summit today but could not be named for this post. The meeting of 70 to 100 people was led by Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce CEO Maud Daudon (the chamber's leading membership includes Starbucks, Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, etc). In conjunction with the chamber, the group's biggest driver is the Washington Restaurant Association, which is an affiliate of the right-leaning National Restaurant Association that represents the McDonald's Corporation, Burger King Corporation, Yum! Brands Food, 7-11 and most other food giants in the US." [1]

"Alex Fryer, director of public affairs at The Feary Group, is heading up PR for OneSeattle." [2]



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  1. Leaked E-Mail Shows Big Business Trying to Use Small Businesses to Weaken $15 Minimum Wage, organizational web page, accessed April 9, 2014.
  2. capitolhillseattle Capitol Hill businesses join forces big and small in minimum wage debate, organizational web page, accessed April 10, 2014.