Archive of: Mason County

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Paid sick leave rules developing

Election results decided that all workers in Washington are entitled to get paid sick leave, but it is up to the rule-making process at state Dept. of Labor & Industries to translate that mandate into specifics the employers can put in place.

February 2017

Snow reduces business significantly

Mother Nature perhaps needed an extra day to recover from Sunday's spectacular Super Bowl over-time finish, so she dished up a hefty dose of winter weather today.

February 2017

2016 closed with more jobs, fewer jobless

South Sound counties and the whole state finished out 2016 with more people working and fewer counted as unemployed, according to a report out today.

January 2017

Chamber recognizes leaders

Local business and community leaders in greater Shelton recognized special examples of volunteerism and engagement at the Chamber's annual meeting.

January 2017

Big income gain for Timberland

Strong loan performance and a slight rise of interest rates combined for a good gain in earnings for Timberland Bancorp to end calendar year 2016.

January 2017

Retail sales growth in South Sound

Retail sales continued to climb in the South Sound as the marketplace recovered from the recession. Pierce County shows the 9th-fastest growth rate among the state's 39 counties.

January 2017

From SSBiz: January optimism abounds

The beginnings of every new calendar brings forth positive thoughts on what lies ahead, and our Content Manager Arnie Aurellano knows how to stay 'true to course.'

January 2017

New leaders for Mason County healthcare

With the new year comes new leadership at many local organizations, like the governing board for Shelton's Public Hospital District No. 1.

January 2017

Jobless benefits claims still a slog

Customer service personnel at the state's unemployment benefits agency say progress is being made to get a new online processing system working well.

January 2017

Higher wages coming next week

Thanks to Washington voters, the lowest paid workers in the state will be earning a bit more in the new year.

December 2016
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