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Washington manufacturers, including one in Spokane Valley, could sign up to make the equipment needed to beat the COVID-19 pandemic the way a previous generation of state residents worked to win World War II, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.
More Washington workers would either get a raise or qualify for overtime starting in 2021 under new rules from the state Department of Labor and Industries.
State agency proposes new salary standards for exempting some workers from overtime pay.
The story of a young child with a fascination for business isn’t what packed the banquet room at the Davenport Grand for the spring meeting of the Association of Washington Business. It was Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the UN, two-term governor and that daughter turned bookkeeper.
Investments in education for skilled trades and promoting company culture are key in attracting employees, area business leaders said at a CEO panel Wednesday.
Wagstaff Inc. was named the 2018 Employer of the Year by the Association of Washington Business. The statewide award recognized the company’s efforts to recruit and retain employees through competitive wages and benefits, profit-sharing bonuses and perks like an on-site gym and personal finance sessions.
Spokane Valley-based Wagstaff Inc. was recognized as Washington’s employer of the year Wednesday at the Association of Washington Businesses’ third annual Evening of Excellence in Seattle.
Wagstaff Inc., a Spokane Valley manufacturer, is one of three finalists for Washington’s employer of the year.
Changes to Washington’s overtime rules could significantly boost the number of professional workers eligible for time-and-a-half pay.
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
Washington’s economy relies heavily on trade, with about 40 percent of the state’s jobs tied to international exports. As the Trump administration crafts trade policy, billions of dollars are at stake for the state’s growers and manufacturers.
Two Spokane business leaders will head statewide organizations this year.
The Association of Washington Business named Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories as its employer of the year during a Wednesday ceremony in Seattle.
If Trump truly wants to put America first, he will find someone who fully supports the bank’s mission.
Washington needs some $190 billion in infrastructure improvements over the next 20 years and must be ready to take advantage of any new federal program to help rebuild them, a coalition of business and government groups said.
The Holiday Kids’ Tree needs a bit of trimming before it gets set up in the Washington Capitol Rotunda.
Governor, secretary of state debates come to Spokane Wednesday.
After decades of selecting presidential nominees through the precinct caucuses, Democrats may switch to a primary.
Gubernatorial debate scheduled for Aug. 17 in Spokane.
Where the state ranks depends on who is doing the ranking.