Archive of: Olympia

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More $15 wage protests planned

Proponents announce plans to take $15 per hour minimum wage effort to the streets of Olympia, Federal Way and Seattle next week, seeking to overcome a roadblock in the State Senate.

April 2015

Retirement in Thurston youth leadership

The man who has led YMCA program and expansion efforts in Thurston County for 20 years announced his retirement today, effective the end of this year. Mike West said he wants to spend time with family and pursuing other interests.

April 2015

Tacoma is #3 retail market in state

Review of 2013 retail sales reported to tax authorities shows Tacoma the third-largest consumer marketplace in Washington, behind only Seattle and Bellevue. Puyallup is the only other South Sound market in the Top 10.

April 2015

Port of Olympia sets meeting to discuss new fuel dock

A public meeting for the proposal is set for 5:30 p.m., April 8 at the Olympia Center, Rm. A, 222 Columbia St NW. Attendees will be able to hear about the fuel dock survey and an overview of financial feasibility.

April 2015

Paid sick leave, minimum wage bills die in legislature

Bills that would have created a mandatory sick leave, increased the state's minimum wage to $12 per hour and equalized gender pay will all fail to move out of committee before the Wednesday cutoff for policy-only bills.

April 2015

KMB design groups :: a Top Place to Work

KMB design groups, an architectural studio of 22 professionals and support staff, is crowded into two separate buildings, 30 yards apart. The space challenge is an indicator of robust business activity and the only comment offered by employees in what could make their an even better "Top Place to Work."

March 2015

Oly Orthopaedic Associates -- Top Place to Work

"A warm and welcoming place to work" is how one employee described Olympia Orthopaedic Associates, an Olympia and Yelm group of muscular skeletal care specialists and health care professionals. It is a finalist for Top Places to Work 2015.

March 2015

Companies That Care :: Top Places to Work

15 Top Places to Work in the South Sound were identified today as finalists in the 2015 recognition program produced by Business Examiner Media Group with sponsorship from Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel, and Albers & Company.

March 2015

Meeting on new Olympia mixed use building

The city of Olympia will be hosting a public meeting concerning a design review proposal for the Tanasse Mixed Use Building at 409 Rogers St NW.

March 2015

$15 wage drive moves to Olympia

Organized labor and low-wage workers will rally in Olympia for a march to City Hall, where they will urge passage of a $15 per hour minimum wage for all employers in the capital city.

March 2015
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