Stories tagged: job
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Americans start to see enduring wage gains in tighter job market
After six straight years of annual job gains topping 2 million, America’s labor market is as tight as ever, and it’s entering the next phase: an enduring pickup in wages.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 9:22 p.m.
With no cash on hand, state employee hands panhandler a beer. It cost him his job.
Kelly Clark of Spokane, who had worked for the Archaeological and Historical Services department at Eastern Washington University in Cheney for 16 years, lost his job in early September after …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2013
Jobless benefits being cut
OLYMPIA – Washington’s long-term unemployment benefits will decrease by nine weeks next month, state officials announced Wednesday. Officials with the Employment Security Department said the decrease was triggered because the …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009
Family hopes through hardships
If bad things happen in threes, then the Baumann family has had its allotted share of misfortune. In April 2007, Tami Baumann, then 46, underwent open-heart surgery to correct a …