Archive of: Mason County

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Unemployment numbers still good

July was another month in generally good unemployment reports, according to data released by federal and state statisticians.

August 2017

Deadline approaches for state honor

Only one week remains to suggest a business or organization in Washington to be recognized for its contributions to the community. The statewide program comes from the Secretary of State office.

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

Workers’ Comp burn patients to Harborview

After research shows that specialized care and treatment greatly improves prospects for burn victims injured on the job, Washington's workers' comp agency and UW Harborview Hospital are partnering in a new program.

August 2017

State’s jobs picture clear & strong

July saw continued jobs strength in Washington state, with more positions being created in the public sector than private sector this month.

August 2017
From SSBiz: The future for bank ‘tellers’

From SSBiz: The future for bank ‘tellers’

The current issue of South Sound BIZ, the only monthly magazine dedicated solely to local business in the region, contains a feature on changes being seen in local banks, and how those are affecting employees who work there.

August 2017

Primary election votes lagging

More than 9-out-of-10 primary election ballots have not yet been returned to elections officials, as the deadline is one week away. Many city council and mayor contenders will be narrowed down to the top two in this election, as they move on to November.

July 2017

Mandatory area code use starts Saturday

Beginning this weekend, all phone or fax calls made from the South Sound and all western Washington will require inclusion of an area code, even if you're calling just across the street.

July 2017

New employment counts released

Government statisticians released updated data today showing continued modest jobs growth in Washington state and all South Sound areas, except Lewis County, in the June 2017.

July 2017

Shelton roofer to jail for scam

Unregistered roofer owes nearly $180,000 in state L&I fines, safety infractions, workers' comp premiums and penalties.

July 2017
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