Herald Business Journal

Firms accused of using Facebook ads to exclude older workers

Bias against older job candidates is a longstanding issue, particularly in Silicon Valley.

  • Dec 20, 2017

SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

Falcon Heavy features three Falcon 9 boosters with a second-stage on the middle one.

What the largest tax overhaul in 30 years means for business

Retailers are primed to be big winners from the rate cut.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Boeing, Comcast will pass its new tax cut savings to workers

Boeing will provide $300 million for job-training and facility upgrades. Comcast workers get $1,000.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Microsoft just handed #MeToo a major victory

The company is scrapping agreements that require workers to settle harassment complaints in private.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Everett call center is lifeline for 10,000 cable technicians

Comcast’s support center handles 2 million calls and texts a year from installers in a dozen states.

Senate moves tax-cut legislation to brink of final passage

The House votes again on Wednesday. Washington’s delegation has voted along party lines.

  • Dec 20, 2017

Why are women losing their retail jobs while men gain them?

From 2016 to 2017, women who worked in stores lost 160,300 jobs, while 106,000 men were hired.

  • Dec 19, 2017

White House: NKorea was behind WannaCry ransomware attack

The rogue nation reportedly set loose the software that infected hundreds of thousands of computers.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Don’t gamble on becoming a bitcoin millionaire

The North American Securities Administrators Association warned investors about it 3 years ago.

Chelan PUD staff stressed from surge in bitcoin inquiries

The hunt for low-cost power from bitcoin operators is hampering the utility.

Tax Bill: What’s in, what’s out, what happens

Steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy; modest cuts for low- and middle-income families.

  • Dec 19, 2017

What Sen. Marco Rubio got for his tax vote

The new bill effectively ends the child tax credit it for up to 1 million undocumented children.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Be prepared for the downturn to come

Eric Sprink is not your typical bank president, so it was no surprise that Coastal Community Bank’s annual Fall Economic Forecast event was atypical in… Continue reading

Panel rejects Trump’s nominee to head Export-Import Bank

The bank has been languishing since 2015 without the quorum of board members required.

  • Dec 19, 2017

Sign of the future: Snohomish business aims to reshape industry

Manifest Signs owner thinks that smart signs is an unexplored and untapped part of his industry.

Marysville Tulalip chamber names president, board members

The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce named its 2018 officers and members of the Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1. The chamber board is… Continue reading

Mukilteo’s Whidbey Coffee hires director of wholesale

Earlier this month, Mukilteo-headquartered Whidbey Coffee announced the addition of Torsten Gohre as director of wholesale. Gohre has 10 years of experience as the western… Continue reading

Shoreline’s Ashworth Homes owner named Master Builders president

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties installed Erich Armbruster as its 2018 president and board of directors chair. Armbruster’s term begins Jan.… Continue reading

Delta’s farewell tour for the Boeing 747 stops in Everett

It is the last domestic airline to retire the iconic plane. Boeing and Delta employees autographed it.