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Tacoma moves to align ‘sick leave’ laws

Tacoma was an early adopter of paid sick leave, but it is now working to align its local rules with a new state law on the same subject. Employers will be affected by the changes.

June 2017

State regulator fines movers

Unregistered moving companies operating locally, including two with Auburn and Kent bases of operation, have been fined by the state.

June 2017

Pierce Transit pays $105k for not re-hiring

A returning military member was not rehired by Pierce Transit, which will now pay for lost earnings and benefits under a settlement reached with federal law enforcement.

June 2017

‘Special’ session #2 starts today

Businesses within Washington state still don't know what new taxes or tax rates might face them over the next two years. Legislators in Olympia are beginning another 30 days effort to agree on a two-year budget and how to pay for it.

May 2017

Gig Harbor plan update fully certified

"Full certification" has been awarded to Gig Harbor's comprehensive plan update by the regional review authority.

May 2017

$51,900 fine for King Co. movers

State regulators today announced a penalty against one moving company operating throughout King County for drivers qualification and equipment violations.

May 2017

State $$ to Port of Chehalis

Washington's Department of Commerce has signed on as a funding partner for new development in planning by Lewis County economic development interests.

May 2017

More SBA accolades for banks

Financial institutions that serve small business customers received recognition from the federal government this month as part of the annual Small Business Week celebration.

May 2017

People on the Move

These company and government agency leaders have new positions or responsibilities.

May 2017

No government work for ‘wage cheats’

State and local government contracts are no longer available to any company that's been found guilty of wage theft, under a new law signed today at the state capital.

May 2017
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