December 12, 2016
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Registration now open for 2017 Employment Law webinar series



The best way to protect your company -- and your employees -- in the ever-changing world of employment law is to be up-to-date on the latest practices and standards. AWB is offering an in-depth look at workplace law with top legal experts who are well-versed in Washington's employment standards. The six-session Employment Law webinar series begins Jan. 11 and continues through June. The attorneys giving the classes will discuss hiring, termination, non-competes, accident investigations, wage & hour, insurance, benefits, job descriptions and much more.

CLE requests have been submitted and are being processed.

In a special bonus, AWB is offering a discounted early-bird package that covers all six sessions and includes a number of extras: a bind for topic materials (mailed ahead of time), along with a wrap-up thumb drive with all webinar materials, plus two years of annual updates on all topics covered.

The early-bird special is only available until Jan. 6. At that point, only single webinars will be available for purchase.

The first session on Jan. 11 will cover pre-hire, hiring and job descriptions. It will be led by Clemencia Castro-Woolery of Ledger Square Law, P.S.

For a full list of events and registration options, click here.



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Sustainability in Action

Building with renewables

By Washington Business magazine

With the tagline "engineered to outlive you," Brooks Manufacturing Co. designs and manufactures quality wood crossarms and transmission framing products for the electric utility industry. Established in 1915, Brooks Manufacturing has been owned and operated by the Brooks family since 1935. Brooks is a certified woman-owned business enterprise.

The company's Douglas fir crossarms come from sustainable forests that are managed to meet the social, economic, and ecological needs of present and future generations.
Read the full article in Washington Business magazine
Jobs are Waiting

Wrap up review of Longview coal terminal

By The Everett Herald Editorial Board

As long as we're talking about bubbles, perhaps those of us in Snohomish and King counties ought to take a look outside ours to other parts of the state that aren't sharing in all aspects of the state's economic rebound.

Both counties enjoy the state's lowest unemployment rates as of October: 4 percent in Snohomish County and 3.7 percent in King. Counties in southwest Washington, however, continue to lag with unemployment rates of 6 percent in Clark, 7.2 percent in Cowlitz, 7.6 percent in Lewis and 8.6 percent in Wahkiakum County.
Read the full editorial in The Everett Herald (subscription required)
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