Small Business Administration partners with National Restaurant Association

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 7:51PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet, announced that the federal agency is partnering with the National Restaurant Association to promote dining out during Small Business Saturday on Nov.29.


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Shop and give wisely | Better Business Bureau

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 7:29PM

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday—the holiday shopping season is here, and Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Western Washington and Oregon is advising consumers to shop and give wisely.

Kathy Hettick of Enumclaw elected first vice president of the National Society of Accountants

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 5:32PM

Kathy Hettick of Enumclaw was elected first vice president of the National Society of Accountants during the recent NSA 69th annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. She will serve in the position for one year.

Puget Sound and Seattle area employee compensation costs up 3.1 pecent over the year

  • Nov 14, 2014 at 11:47AM

The latest BLS News Release showing total compensation costs for private industry workers in the Seattle-Tacoma-Olympia metropolitan area is now available online at

Minimum wage jumps to $9.47 beginning Jan. 1

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 8:29PM

Washington’s minimum wage will increase 15 cents to $9.47 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the Department of Labor and Industries has announced.

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