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Learn about new Tacoma ’sick leave’ rules

Companies and organizations that have paid staff within Tacoma will have new employee mandates to follow come January 1st. The city is holding information meetings this month to share the rules.

December 2017

National buyer for Tacoma Electric

A 36-year-old Tacoma family business has been purchased by a national company that aggregates similar local operations, but there will remain a local ownership tie.

December 2017

L&I charges dropping in 2018

As predicted last September, 2018 workers' compensation insurance rates will go down a bit in the new year. The state agency that manages the insurance plan announced today an average 2.5 percent reduction starting January 1, 2018.

November 2017
Furniture retailer may expand near T-mall

Furniture retailer may expand near T-mall

A approx. 1.24 acre land parcel fronting on northbound lanes of Interstate-5 just south of Tacoma Mall may be sold by Tacoma School District No. 10 for use by MOR Furniture.

November 2017
ShopSmall day is tomorrrow

ShopSmall day is tomorrrow

National ShopSmall Day, a promotional observance that points to the significance of small employer companies within local and regional marketplaces, arrives in South Sound retail markets tomorrow.

November 2017

Familiar leader to return to TPU

As its long-time top executive retires, Tacoma Public Utilities is looking to a former division director to take over in an interim role.

November 2017

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
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