Associate Dean Earns Research Grant to Study Heritage Arts-Based Economic Development

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced that the work of Associate Dean of Transition Studies Dawn J. Murphy has received a two-year, $200,000 federal research grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Murphy, a Ph.D. student at Fielding Graduate University, along with community and university researchers, will develop and implement a…

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Recognizing Excellence in Local Business Practices

Nominations of businesses now accepted for the Nancie Payne Workforce Excellence Award Tumwater, Wash.:  Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn) is accepting nominations of businesses in Thurston, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Mason and Lewis counties for the 3rd Annual Workplace Excellence Award, honoring the life and work of Nancie Payne. The award recognizes workplace excellence and…

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Washington’s Overtime Employment Rules are Changing and We Want to Hear from You!

The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is changing employment rules that determine which salaried employees in Washington are required by law to receive overtime pay, minimum wage and paid sick leave. These changes will affect Executive, Administrative, and Professional (EAP) workers across all industries in Washington State. Changes to these rules will mean some employers will…

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