Archive of: Pierce County

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Transit ridership gains 12% in Q3

The regional transit authority and taxing district is reporting growing numbers of Washingtonians riding commuter trains, light rail passenger services and express buses.

November 2017

L&I sending new required posters

Newly required sick leave provisions for most employment agreements in Washington are highlighted in new posters being distributed to worksites in the state by L&I.

November 2017
New locomotives coming to Amtrak lines

New locomotives coming to Amtrak lines

Newer, more efficient and environmentally friendly power plants are beginning to show up on Amtrak services through the South Sound.

November 2017

DuPont firm sets Atlanta conference

South Sound firm leads efforts to improve employment results for persons with disabilities by programming its second annual national conference.

November 2017

Records set in October unemployment rates

Most counties in western Washington, particularly in the South Sound, are reporting strong labor markets, with the latest unemployment rates the lowest they've been in years – or decades.

November 2017

Ex-Seahawk Sam Adams exonerated

A former high-profile professional sports star, who was accused of business offenses almost three years ago, today heard a representative of the state Attorney General's Office apologize for bringing the charges.

November 2017

South Sound executives of note

Daily Biz Briefs regularly shares the news of local business and organizational leaders as they are recognized for their contributions and accomplishments.

November 2017
5 days until ShopSmall day

5 days until ShopSmall day

This coming Saturday will be national ShopSmall Day, a promotional observance that points to the significance of small employer companies within local and regional marketplaces.

November 2017

Tacoma, Seattle: 3rd highest sales tax in U.S.

It might not be a positive descriptor for economic development efforts, but only two other cities in the nation have higher sales tax rates than do Tacoma and Seattle.

November 2017

‘Corporate Champion’ on gender: TrueBlue

From Tacoma, Washington, to downtown New York City, local company TrueBlue was recognized today for its active inclusion of women in corporate governance.

November 2017
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