May 27, 2020

Care, compassion, cleaning and sanitizing: restaurants talk reopening

AWB’s weekly COVID-19 webinar series focused on restaurants and the hospitality industry this week — specifically on the specifics of how to re...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
May 26, 2020

New website will help employers reopen safely

A new website aims to help Washington get back to business, safely. The site,, is a practi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 21, 2020

Washington Farmers Can Apply Tuesday For Coronavirus Relief Program (w/video)

Washington farmers and ranchers can apply Tuesday for a new federal program that will provide billions to support the country's producers in the wa...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 1
May 18, 2020

Employers are trusted, and have responsibility to take care of employees during COVID-19, communications experts say (w/video)

Take care of your employees, even in tough times. Communicate frequently. Admit what you don’t know. And show your humanity....
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 11, 2020

Employers encouraged to look ahead, think of business differently (w/video)

Look ahead, and don't be inhibited by what you thought your business was three months ago. The CEO of Heritage Distill...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 4, 2020

Facebook Small Business Grants, Other Finance Options Highlight Monday Webinar

Small businesses are encouraged to apply now for $4,000 grants funded by Facebook. The deadline to apply is 9 p.m. Tuesday (Pacific Daylight Time)....
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
May 4, 2020

Employers encouraged to help develop detailed safety protocols for their industry

Getting Washington back to work will require employers to follow broad safety guidelines, such as social distancing and procedures to address sick...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
April 30, 2020

Kilmer, Herrera Beutler Work Together to Help Main Street Employers

New federal funds for small business, major infrastructure investments and a better overall strategy to reopen the country highlighted a Wednesday...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
April 27, 2020

A Motto for Employers: Cool Head, Warm Heart, Clean Hands

Washington employers should acknowledge that their workforce faces unusual challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, from caring for relatives to...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
April 27, 2020

Opening Washington Will Be Slow, Steady and Safe

Restarting Washington's economy will be a deliberate process that will take place carefully and with worker and public safety top of mind, state of...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0