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Washington Roundtable Releases 2017 Policy Agenda

December 12th, 2016

Lawmakers will convene in Olympia in less than a month to kick off the long 2017 legislative session.  In advance of that, we are happy to share our 2017 Policy Agenda, which outlines our policy priorities for the coming year, focusing on two overriding issues: Education and Economic Vitality.  In more detail: 1) Education The majority of job openings in our state in… Read more

Around The Table: J.P. Morgan Chase, Boeing, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Alaska Airlines, Gates Foundation, Microsoft, CenturyLink, and Avista

November 1st, 2016

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we spotlight on J.P. Morgan Chase, Boeing, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Alaska Airlines, Gates Foundation, Microsoft, CenturyLink, and Avista. Washington CEOs Back in Classrooms to Promote College and Career Readiness & Postsecondary Education Business leaders from around the state took part in Discover U Week earlier this month – an initiative created… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Alaska Airlines, JP Morgan Chase, Starbucks, L’Ecole N° 41 , and Weyerhaeuser

October 14th, 2016

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we spotlight on Boeing, Alaska Airlines, JP Morgan Chase, Starbucks, L’Ecole N° 41 , and Weyerhaeuser. Washington CEOs Back in Classrooms to Promote College and Career Readiness & Postsecondary Education Washington business leaders will be visiting classrooms next week to talk to South King County students about great job opportunities in our state and encourage them… Read more

Rewarding Careers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

October 7th, 2016

Washington employers are anticipating an historic number of job openings  in the coming years, according to our first Washington Kids For Washington Jobs report. An estimated 740,000 job openings will be available in our state over just the next five years and state job growth with nearly triple the national average. One employer hoping to hire qualified Washington graduates is Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland,… Read more

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