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Updated ‘Workers’ Rights’ manual is free

A comprehensive collection of federal, state and local employment laws and rules, “Workers’ Rights Manual” has been updated by the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center.

March 2014

APP expanding after Pettit Oil failure

Tacoma-based Associated Petroleum Products has been rapidly moving to replace a competitor, Pettit Oil, that entered bankruptcy protection last November.

March 2014

Buffett & his music coming to SPSCC

Composer-musician and philanthropist Peter Buffett will be featured in “A Concert & Conversation” evening for the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound on May 8. The author and son of Warren Buffett will speak on "Life is What You Make It."

March 2014

Mt. Rainier 2012 tourism worth $36.8M

A new National Park Service report shows that just over one million visitors to Mount Rainier National Park in 2012 spent $36.8M in communities surrounding the park.

March 2014

MultiCare announces new CEO

MultiCare Health System announced this week that William G. Robertson will replace president and CEO Diane Cecchettini on May 1.

February 2014

Year ahead looks brighter, economist says

“Moderate gains (are) likely” in 2014 for Washington, said regional economist Bill Conerly in his February outlook on the Pacific Northwest.

February 2014

Ulman selected for local TV post

Ed Ulman has been named executive director and general manager of KBTC, the public television station operated as a service of Bates Technical College.

February 2014

Union membership growing in Wash.

Washington state posted a strong increase of union membership increasing by 33,000 members among 106,000 total jobs added in 2013, according to data from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

January 2014
Port CEO calls for upgrades, efficiencies

Port CEO calls for upgrades, efficiencies

The Port of Tacoma is losing market share so leaders are looking to upgrade infrastructure and eliminate inefficiencies in 2014, said John Wolfe, CEO of the Port of Tacoma.

January 2014

Canada still a top U.S. trading partner

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released a new infographic, “International Trade Between U.S. and Canada,” which celebrates the world's largest and most comprehensive trading relationship.

January 2014
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