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A Costco sign is seen on the wall of a new store in Ridgeland, Miss., Thursday, March 12, 2020. Costco will increase its starting wage to $16 an hour, surpassing most of its main competitors at a time when efforts to raise the minimum wage are gaining traction in the U.S. Costco CEO Craig Jelinek announced the increase Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at a Senate Budget Committee hearing, led by Sen. Bernie Sanders, to examine wages at major companies. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2020 file photo a sign that reads "This is what community looks like," sits on top of a pile of debris and belongings at an encampment that was occupied by people lacking housing at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle. An affluent Seattle-area community has approved an ordinance prohibiting camping on public property. The city of Mercer Island says the measure will connect homeless people to shelters, but it might prove hard to enforce because of a federal court ruling. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren,File)