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06/30/15

New federal over-time pay rules proposed

New federal wage rules proposed today would expand over-time pay to all workers earning less than $47,892 per year. We have links to the documents outlining the proposed increase in this article.

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06/30/15

$15 Now fires back at minimum wage plans

Working Washington, a labor lobby group that has been pushing the $15 minimum wage debate in the Puget Sound region, shot back at the two proposals presented by the Tacoma Minimum Wage Task Force...

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06/30/15

Vendors sought for Thurston County Fair

Craftspersons and small businesses are being recruited to exhibit at this summer's Thurston County Fair scheduled for July 29 through August 2nd.

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06/30/15

HVAC contractors recognized by PSE

Three South Sound energy contractors are among 17 highlighted by Puget Sound Energy for delivering outstanding work to customers seeking greater electrical and natural gas efficiencies.

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06/30/15

Ex-Im Bank to shut down tonight

Tonight at midnight, the Ex-Im Bank charter will expire, as a result of Congress not renewing it before its 4th of July recess

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06/30/15

Oly labor rally off, Tacoma still on

State government workers have called off tomorrow's planned labor union rally now that the Legislature adopted a budget assuring their pay raises. Community backers of $15 minimum wage, on the...

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06/29/15

Former Tacoma deputy mayor is new LeMay museum COO

Former Tacoma Deputy Mayor Paul E. Miller has been named president and COO of LeMay-America's Car Museum.

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06/29/15

Survey: Tacoma among "expensive cities" to do business

A new study has named Tacoma one of the 20 most expensive cities to do business in the Western United States.

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06/29/15

Council to consider two minimum wage proposals

Tacoma’s Minimum Wage Task Force has wrapped up its work and will be presenting two proposals to Tacoma City Council at tomorrow’s meeting.

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06/26/15

Discipline for care providers in Thurston, Mason counties

The Washington State Department of Health has announced discipline against a pair of health care providers in the South Sound, according to a news release.

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