Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning to Include Bremerton Meeting

Bremerton is one of 27 regions to discuss strategies to help Washington youth gain needed work skills, prepare for high-demand jobs. Local representatives from business and industry, educators, and community leaders are invited to discuss next steps to help young people gain work readiness skills needed to fill high-demand jobs. The local event will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31 at […] Read more »

More great resources from Startup Washington!

Our partners at the Washington State Department of Commerce provide many great resources for businesses like yours. The state’s new Startup 365 Washington program is designed to keep economic and intellectual wealth in communities throughout Washington and  serves as a clearinghouse for all the information and resources entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses need to achieve success. Visit Startup Washington for information and resources including: Fund Local – helping […] Read more »

Washington unemployment rate increases to 6.2 percent

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The unemployment rate in Washington state has increased for the third month in a row, according to the latest report released Wednesday by the state’s Employment Security Department. (Click here for the Current Monthly Employment Report.) The jobless rate for November was 6.2 percent, up from 6 percent in October. That increase comes despite an estimated 6,800 new jobs that were […] Read more »