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State AG sues NW Detention on wages

The private operator of an immigration detention facility on Tacoma's Tideflats has been sued by the state for failing to pay minimum wage rates to those held there who perform its operational tasks.

September 2017

40/40: Learning for life & public service

A home-grown college professor and attorney helping to create the new emergency calls dispatch center are two members of 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition program.

September 2017
40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

Business owners and executives, entrepreneurs, bankers, attorneys, architects, non-profit leaders, pastors and managers of key government operations are all included on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" list of honorees announced today.

September 2017

LCD refunds coming next week

Businesses and consumers in Washington that purchased items containing an LCD screen and later filed a claim with the state will start receiving refund checks next week, according to the state Attorney General.

September 2017

Tacoma sues drug manufacturers

Joining other municipalities and government units around the country, Tacoma today signed on to a lawsuit seeking damages from the makers of opioid prescription drugs.

September 2017

State sues St. Joe’s over charity care

Catholic-based charitable hospital St. Joseph in Tacoma was named in a lawsuit filed today by the state alleging its business practices actively discouraged the provision of charity care to low-income patients.

September 2017

CHI Franciscan slammed by AG

State lawyers are challenging one aspect of the growing consolidation among healthcare providers with a court action against CHI Franciscan and two doctors' groups in Kitsap County.

August 2017

Big fines to out-of-state insurers

Washington state insurance regulators issued big fines to two non-local vendors of warranties that did not have proper authorization to sell the products.

August 2017

Workers on Belfair project underpaid

A Tacoma builder is being held by state authorities to pay back wages to construction workers on a 2015 project in Belfair. Six former employees should each receive around $25,000 for the company's failure to pay prevailing wages.

August 2017

South Sound executive ‘comings & goings’

South Sound businesses have announced new leaders and associates in the past week.

August 2017
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