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Week one of new employment standards: A little frantic

The city is taking an educational approach in the first week of Tacoma’s new employment standards, but one attorney thinks enforcement strategy could soon become more aggressive.

February 2016

Record 2015 results for TrueBlue

TrueBlue, Inc. has announced its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 results, including a record $2.7 billion in full-year revenue.

February 2016

New employment standards start today in Tacoma

Today is the day that businesses in Tacoma must start following new paid leave and minimum wage standards.

February 2016

Roofing company nets $427K fine for safety violations

The Roof Doctor Inc., of Olympia, was fined $427,000 by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries for exposing workers to fall hazards.

January 2016

South Sound sees unemployment rise slightly in December

County unemployment figures for December 2015 are in, with every South Sound county seeing a slight bump in the jobless rate.

January 2016

Report: Washington adds jobs monthly, annually

According to the latest numbers from the Employment Security Department, Washington added 68,000 new jobs from Dec. 2014 to Dec. 2015 on a non-seasonally adjusted basis.

January 2016

Mandatory set-asides ‘concern’ contractors

Companies equipped to fulfill the heaviest construction needs for Washington state are questioning proposed set-aside goals for small business, minority and women-owned, and veteran-owned subcontractors.

January 2016
New artist live-work space coming to Tacoma's Eastside

New artist live-work space coming to Tacoma's Eastside

Soon, the Eastside of Tacoma will play host to the city’s first live-work space targeted specifically toward artists. It will be called The Station Artist Lofts.

January 2016

Boeing, SPEEA reach tentative deal

The proposed contract would make extra provisions to address the possibility of employees getting laid off due to work moving out of state.

January 2016

Inslee: Raise minimum wage, fund mental health, close tax breaks

During the State of the State speech, Gov. Jay Inslee celebrated a recovering economy and put forth several proposals that could impact businesses.

January 2016
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