Archive of: Pierce County

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Tacoma minimum wage goes higher

Employers within City of Tacoma should plan for another minimum wage increase effective with the start of the new year.

October 2017

New sick leave rules, state min. wage

Employers planning their 2018 budgets should check into newly required mandatory sick leave provisions, as well as an increase in the state minimum wage.

October 2017

State tax breaks may help land HQ2

While state lawmakers and even the governor did not make any special provisions to entice Amazon to build its second headquarters in Washington, there are some existing benefits that might apply.

October 2017
South Sound proposal goes to Amazon

South Sound proposal goes to Amazon

Seattle-based Amazon invited hundreds of other communities in early September to make their case for a second corporate headquarters, promising a $5 billion construction budget and 50,000 new jobs.

October 2017

Weyerhaeuser steps ‘out of woods’ – again

Seattle-based wood products firm Weyerhaeuser today announced the sale of 100,000 acres of timberlands in the southeastern U.S. to an investment group that includes Green Diamond.

October 2017
40/40: Large crowd salutes 2017 class

40/40: Large crowd salutes 2017 class

For the 15th consecutive year, Business Examiner Media has recognized 40 young leaders from the South Sound as "40 Under Forty" recipients.

October 2017

Russell’s Threshold Group joins Tiedemann

An investment advisory firm founded by Tacoma-Gig Harbor's Russell family today announced that it will become part of a much larger New York firm to focus on "impact investing."

October 2017

Another bank expands local business efforts

Oregon bank expands its Washington footprint with addition of six small business banking specialists.

October 2017

40/40: Volunteers, numbers & leading

Volunteer service is a large part of the story for two "40 Under Forty" honorees profiled today, along with an inspiring victory over cancer by a financial adviser who is now moving from banking into a family business.

October 2017

40/40: IT tools, justice & efficient homes

Today's "40 Under Forty" honorees include an IT leader who believes it is people, not tech tools, that are important; a "super lawyer" always seeking 'win-win' outcomes, and a preeminent designer-builder of Passive Homes nationwide.

October 2017
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