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03/22/17

State unemployment hits nine-year low

Washington’s economy added 6,100 jobs in February and the state unemployment rate fell from 5.1 to 4.9 percent – the lowest report since March 2008.

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03/21/17

GOP budget disappoints state workers

Legislative budget battles continued today with release of a two-year spending plan by Republicans that control the state senate. Absent were labor contracts negotiated by the governor and unions...

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03/21/17

Is your workplace stressed?

Employers are beginning to view yoga and meditation as means to help their workforce be less stressed and more productive, even more so when those methods can be brought directly to the workplace.

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03/21/17

Deadline for health insurers in Washington extended

After considering health insurer concerns, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has revised the date that companies doing business in Washington state must file their proposed plans for 2018.

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03/21/17

Record number of Thurston Green businesses in 2017

A decade after its inception, the Thurston Green Business program continues to grow, with a record number of designees this year.

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03/21/17

Summit to discuss construction employment tomorrow

“Tacoma Works,” a summit focused on boosting construction employment in Tacoma and Pierce County, will kick off tomorrow at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, bringing industry...

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03/20/17

14 Finalists for Financial Execs awards

Financial leaders of 14 private companies, non-profit organizations and government units are being judged for 2017 South Sound Financial Executives of the Year.

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03/20/17

New Tacoma community for home building powerhouse

National home building company Lennar has announced a new community in northeast Tacoma.

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03/20/17

Wash. groups push infrastructure investment for economy

As lawmakers in D.C. mull major investments in the nation’s infrastructure, a coalition of organizations in Washington state is making a case for some of their attention to go toward the...

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03/20/17

MultiCare adding Indigo clinic in Puyallup

MultiCare’s Indigo Urgent Care line is getting a ninth location with tomorrow’s opening of a new Puyallup clinic.

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