Archive of: South King County

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More jobs, more workers = stable jobless rate

More jobs, more workers = stable jobless rate

A growing supply of available workers is keeping Washington's unemployment rate from falling further, below its historic position.

December 2017

Medical practices connecting

Healthcare as an industry seems in constant change, and a merger announced today will link GI doctors from Olympia to Kirkland.

December 2017

Kent man charged in consumer scams

An unlicensed contractor is facing criminal charges in South King County, even as he already owes $84,000 in fines, unpaid employee wages and workers' compensation premiums.

December 2017

State fines health plan for thin network

A health plan without enough authorized medical providers is not much of a bargain, according to state insurance supervisors. That situation brought a $1.5 million fine announced today.

December 2017

Major DaVita divestiture announced

National medical services provider DaVita has a number of offices and clinic locations in the South Sound, but it announced a plan today that will sell its Medical Group unit for $4.9 billion.

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
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

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
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