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June 11, 2018

Iconic maritime industry facing workforce shortage, uncertain future

Washington's working waterfronts are a major source of the state's economic power. Even as the state's export and import business is bo...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
May 24, 2018

Mariners commit to 25-year, $650 million investment

Mariners fans can keep singing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” for another 25 years. This...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 21, 2018

Spring Meeting draws record attendance as employers seek solutions

SPOKANE--The robots may not come for your job, just the routine parts that can be automated. Rural Washington needs about $1 billion to build out t...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 16, 2018

New class of Washington leaders to nurture economy

SPOKANE – A new class of young Washington leaders have completed an intensive nine-month leadership development program aimed at nurturing the st...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 15, 2018

While U.S. debates free trade, other nations move forward

SPOKANE -- While America debates tariffs and trade policy, other countries are moving ahead and signing deals that help get their goods to internat...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 8, 2018

AWB Spring Meeting helps employers stay current in a changing world (w/video)

Legalized marijuana. Increased automation. Paid family leave. Rising trade tensions. Times are changing fast,...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 2, 2018

National Small Business Week celebrates risk-takers, job creators

The U.S. Small Business Administration  National Small Business Week began April 29 and ends May 5. The week is especially meaningful because...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
April 27, 2018

At 25th annual Worker Memorial Ceremony, a shared commitment to safety

A solemn bell of remembrance rang 65 times on Thursday, as leaders from business and labor read the names of every Washington worker who die...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
April 25, 2018

AWB Communications Team earns honors from Hermes Creative Awards

AWB's communications team is dedicated to telling the stories Washington's employers - how they s...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
April 18, 2018

Employers can take simple steps to support early learning (w/video)

Early childhood learning is critical for Washington’s current and future workforce, experts say, and there are easy things employers can do to he...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0