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August 9, 2019

Employers can still speak up about new overtime proposal

There’s still time to speak out on a new state proposal that would have a major impact on Washington employers by raising the overtime-exempt sal...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
July 26, 2019

Five members of Congress to speak with AWB members at Federal Affairs Summit

There's no better way to connect with Congress than attend AWB's 2019 Federal Affairs Summit on Aug. 19 and 20 at Pacific Northwest National Labora...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
July 10, 2019

Housing Forum brings together statewide leaders for housing solutions

Lack of housing of all types is a nationwide crisis, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck said Monday as he opened a housing forum hosted by an unprecedented coali...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
June 11, 2019

Calculating the hit to employers from new state taxes

This year the Legislature increased taxes on about 82,000 employers of the state's 380,000 businesses to provide greater financial suppor...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
April 1, 2019

Newspaper ads in Spokane, Port Angeles, Longview and Vancouver tell lawmakers: $5.6 billion in rising tax revenue is enough

AWB and local chambers of commerce joined forces again this weekend to publish a series of newspaper ads questioning the need for new and higher ta...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
January 28, 2019

Hairdressers rally at the Capitol to protect ability to work as independent contractors

More than 2,700 hair stylists and salon owners converged on Olympia this morning to testify aga...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
January 14, 2019

Winter edition of Washington Business highlights manufacturing and more

From taxes to hiring our nation's heroes and manufacturing to the Snake River dams, the latest edition of Washington Business magazine is full of i...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
October 5, 2018

Day Two of Manufacturing Week Tour: Composite Recycling, Paper, Timber and More (w/ video)

The second day of AWB's cross-state Manufacturing Week Bus Tour started in Port Angeles and a visit to the new Composite Recycling Technology...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
August 9, 2018

Former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton to share perspective on Supreme Court at AWB Federal Affairs Summit

AWB's Federal Affairs Summit on Aug. 14 will feature six current members of Congress -- as well as a discussion with a distinguished elde...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
July 26, 2018

Grow Here campaign named a finalist for PR News Platinum Award

AWB's work to highlight the remarkable stories of Washington employers has earned some important notice of its own. The 2017 AWB Grow Here campaign...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0

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