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 insights on employers across the state and timely information on top policy debates.
The 54-page magazine features a cover story on AWB's second-annual Manufacturing Week bus tour and a wide variety of pieces on workforce, taxation, successful employers and much more.
In addition to browsing through the print edition, which is mailed to all AWB members, the stories are also available online:
- AWB President Kris Johnson's commentary on the state budget: Growth Spurt
- Board Chair Tim Schauer's commentary on bipartisanship: Focus on Progress, not Party
- AWB Institute Board Chair Mike Schwenk's update: On the Path to a Statewide Plan
- An interview with Suzi LeVine, commissioner of the state Employment Security Department
- A report on how military spouses can help solve the workforce shortage: Reporting for Duty
- A profile on a dynamic Seattle outdoors gear manufacturer: The Global Impact of Cascade Designs (plus this look at one of their most innovative products, the WhisperLite stove)
- A look back at the second-annual AWB Federal Affairs Summit: Employers Connect with Congress
- A look at the importance of the Columbia-Snake river dam system for generation of electricity, transportation of goods, and much more: Powerful Rivers
- An analysis of Washington's tax system, which isn't perfect, but has its strong points, too: A Flawed Tax Structure That Works
- How state education leaders are helping outgoing military service members move into the civilian workforce: A Stronger, Smoother Transition
- A look at AWB's retro program, and how it helps employers better manage premiums and improve workplace safety: Helping Businesses be Workers' Comp Wise
- A Doing Business As profile of a family-owned company in Seattle that is growing with their customers: DBA Nelson Electric
Click here to read the full winter edition online.