OLYMPIA – Washington state’s unemployment rate last month was unchanged from the previous month’s rate of 4.6 percent. According to the latest numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the state added 13,800 jobs in September after the private sector gained 6,000 jobs during the month and the public sector gained 7,800 jobs.
Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon’s much-vaunted second headquarters that they’re brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons.
Israel, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined a number of U.S. allies at the World Trade Organization on Wednesday to express concerns over a Trump administration executive order that calls on U.S. authorities to “maximize” use of American-made
The Trump administration’s decision to kill a rule designed to protect the rights of farmers who raise chickens, cows and hogs for the United States’ largest meat processors has infuriated farmer advocates, including a Republican senator from Iowa who said he has “violent opposition” to the move.
With less than 70 days left to get Christmas shopping done, the J.C. Penney retail chain had a nationwide hiring event Tuesday, with plans to hire more 100 new employees in Eastern Washington and more than 20 in North Idaho.
A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday that vacated a $72 million award to an Alabama woman who claimed her use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer has thrown the fate of awards in similar cases into doubt.
The European plane maker reached an unusual, no-cost deal with Canada’s Bombardier that sent Airbus shares up Tuesday, boosts both companies’ prospects in Asia and should save thousands of Bombardier jobs from Quebec to Northern Ireland.
A new study inspired by Boston’s early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.
A two-day, statewide climate summit wrapped up this afternoon after more than 500 people participated at four locations around the state, including Boise State University, Idaho State University and the ...