Amazon Flexes Muscles, Eliminates Occupational Tax in Seattle in One Month.
The HR Capitalist
JUNE 18, 2018
Less than a month after unanimously passing a contentious tax on big business, Seattle’s city council has voted to repeal the so-called “head tax.” Seattle declared its homelessness a state of emergency in 2015, with soaring costs of living and congestion of public services considered the foremost catalysts for the rising homeless rate. Put another way, the city council of Seattle forgot who is really in charge in Seattle.