October 3, 2019

Day 2: Manufacturing Week bus tour hits King County (w/ video)

The power of manufacturing jobs was in evidence during the second day of AWB’s Manufacturing Week bus tour. The first two stops were at social en...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
October 2, 2019

AWB launches seven-day Manufacturing Week bus tour in Southwest Washington

The diversity of Washington’s manufacturing sector was on display Wednesday during the first day of AWB’s annual Manufacturing Week bus tour, f...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
October 1, 2019

On the road again: AWB's Manufacturing Week tour kicks off

The storytellers and advocates for Washington manufacturers climbed into a tour bus Tuesday night to begin a long journey. Their job:...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
September 26, 2019

Policy Summit brings together employers to unify, strengthen and lead

The state's premiere policy event wrapped up September 19 at the beautiful Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum. AWB’s annual Policy Summit brings togethe...
By: Lori Maricle   Comments: 0
September 18, 2019

New report shows economic impact of lack of affordable child care

The lack of access to affordable, high-quality child care isn’t just a problem for families. A new report released...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
September 17, 2019

Policy Summit kicks off with talk of trade, exports and education

Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke sat down Tuesday with AWB President Kris Johnson for a wide-ranging discussion focusing on trade, exports and inf...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
August 20, 2019

Kilmer, Newhouse discuss bipartisanship in a divided time

U.S. Reps. Dan Newhouse and Derek Kilmer are from different political parties, but they share a lot in common. They were both bor...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
August 16, 2019

Grays Harbor Chamber CEO honored for advocacy

ABERDEEN - The employers of Grays Harbor support their communities every day by providing jobs and support, but there are other ways that businesse...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
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
August 2, 2019

Lab producing groundbreaking research, innovation sets a perfect stage for AWB event

Humans have been inventing, tinkering and innovating since before the dawn of civilization. Inventions brought us the Industrial Revolution and ado...
By: Lori Maricle   Comments: 0