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December 9, 2016

Rep. McMorris Rodgers chosen to oversee nation's lands, natural resources

Eastern Washington's six-term Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers was selected by President-Elect Donald Trump to head the U.S. Departm...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
December 8, 2016

Employers step up to help address homelessness

A coalition of business leaders is heading up the fight against homelessness in the Seattle area by contributing millions to the third annual No Ch...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
December 7, 2016

AWB Holiday Kids' Tree lighting brings joy to kids, help to needy families

After a 10-second countdown Dec. 2, the 28th annual AWB Holiday Kids' Tree was finally lit.The ceremony took place while hundreds of kids and adult...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
December 6, 2016

AWB's Third D.C. Fly-in Brings Washington Employers to the Capitol

Two dozen AWB members are visiting with their members of Congress and other national leaders this week during the third-annual AWB D.C. fly-in. AWB...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
December 1, 2016

L&I raises workers' comp rates despite employer concerns

Workers' compensation tax rates are going up again in 2017, Labor and Industries officials announced this week.The average increase to employers is...
By: Bob Battles   Comments: 0
November 28, 2016

Federal court temporarily blocks new U.S. DOL overtime rule

Employers gearing up to implement the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule Dec. 1 received a temporary reprieve. A federal judge in Texas iss...
By: Bob Battles   Comments: 0
November 11, 2016

Washington employers support, celebrate veterans

Veterans Day is an important moment to stop and recognize the contributions and sacrifices of America's men and women in uniform. AWB...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
November 9, 2016

AWB post-election analysis: Could 2017 Legislature be a 49-49 spit?

The nation's attention has been fixed on the presidential race, but Tuesday's election will have major implicat...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
October 28, 2016

Five employers receive AWB's Manufacturing Excellence Award

From the carbon fiber in BMW's electric cars to the laundry detergent on your supermarket shelf, Washington manufacturers make some of the finest p...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
October 17, 2016

Leveraging economic opportunities critical to healthy maritime industry

A healthy maritime and port industry requires Washington state to on capitalizing on job-creating projects and investments like Millennium Bulk Ter...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0