Archive of: South King County

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Highline hospital pays for ADA violation

Failure to provide accommodations for a patient who only communicates with sign language will cost a South King County hospital $45,000 and subject it to continuing supervision by federal justice officials.

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

Week-long concrete drivers' strike ends

A new labor agreement between concrete suppliers and their union delivery drivers operating in the greater Seattle market reached this morning ended a week-long strike, ending the threat to half King County's building boom.

August 2017

Auburn VW named a ‘Top Place to Work’

The results of 2017 South Sound 'Top Places to Work' are being revealed this week through Facebook-Live events. First employer to be honored in Auburn Volkswagen and its owner, Matt Welch.

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

Other negatives in regional economy

Weaker conditions for manufacturers, slumping new- and used-car sales and continued soaring housing prices are all cited by the latest report from Washington state's official forecast office.

August 2017

Local inflation twice U.S. average

America's strongest metropolitan marketplaces are seeing more inflation for consumer prices than the rest of the country. That is why South Sound shoppers are seeing twice the national average in annual price increases through June.

August 2017

Port terminals to again see extended hours

As international shipping lines head into their busy season, receiving cargoes destined for America's holiday shopping retail stores, Tacoma and Seattle port terminal operators will again be extending their hours, with financial help from NW Seaport Alliance.

August 2017

Heritage to buy Bellevue bank

Before the business day opened, Heritage Financial Corp. of Olympia announced that it has a deal to acquire Bellevue's Puget Sound Bancorp. in an all-stock transaction.

July 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
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