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Union members to rally for IAM

Community members and the Washington state labor movement want to show Boeing and Washington state leaders that the community supports the Boeing Machinists who rejected a major offer last week that promised to land jobs for years.

November 2013
Auto students learn more than mechanics

Auto students learn more than mechanics

A lot has changed since Rob Anderson entered the auto industry about 20 years ago. That’s why students in the Pierce County Skills Center’s automotive program are learning about more than basic car mechanics.

November 2013

Small Business Saturday is growing

Small Business Saturday has become an important fixture on the business calendar for merchants and an increasing number are investing more money and providing additional incentives to reach customers.

November 2013

Heartland Express acquires Gordon Trucking

Heartland Express, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Gordon Trucking, Inc. of Pacific.

November 2013

Microsoft promises to hire class of vets

Twenty-two transitioning service members can rest easy come December. As the first cohort of students learning under a partnership between Microsoft and Saint Martin’s University, they have been guaranteed entry-level roles as software testers with either Microsoft or Launch Consulting, the technology consulting firm administering the program.

November 2013

Operation: GoodJobs gets $75K from Wells Fargo

Today, Wells Fargo awarded $75,000 to Tacoma Goodwill’s Operation: GoodJobs for its veteran’s career transition program.

November 2013
UPS a ‘very important relationship’ for Russell

UPS a ‘very important relationship’ for Russell

With Russell Investments now settled in their Seattle headquarters after the move from Tacoma in 2010, the focus on staying connected to the South Puget Sound is still present — and part of that is staying connected to the University of Puget Sound.

November 2013
Wulffs find success in pet food biz

Wulffs find success in pet food biz

Being a one-stop-shop isn’t the key to success, or at least it hasn’t been for Mud Bay. Owners of the pet supply store learned this firsthand.

November 2013

Microsoft & St. Martin’s link up for vets

Microsoft Corp. today announced a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. active duty service members transitioning out of the military. Joint Base Lewis McChord will host the first Microsoft Software & Systems Academy.

November 2013
WA Tourism Alliance seeks bigger budget

WA Tourism Alliance seeks bigger budget

If someone were traveling to the Northwestern U.S., chances are he’d choose to go to Montana over Washington.

November 2013
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