Employment Security director named chair of federal council

Cynthia Forland, director of the Washington Employment Security Department’s Labor Market and Performance Analysis Division, has been named the new chairperson for the Workforce Information Advisory Council.

The council is a federal advisory committee that makes recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Labor regarding improvements to the national workforce and labor market system and the statewide systems that comprise the nationwide system.

Talk to us

More in Herald Business Journal

Repealing Boeing’s big tax break could be a bumpy ride

It will be ended to avoid a trade dispute. But workers want Boeing to make changes if it’s later restored.

Mystery mailer opposes possible Everett pot shop increase

The city is considering allowing three more cannabis stores, with would-be owners ready and waiting.

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

Paid family leave claims are triple what was anticipated

It’s taking up to 10 weeks to process payments from the new state program.

Boeing’s drought ends: ANA of Japan orders a dozen 787s

In January, the company marked an all-time low with zero new orders.

Port of Moses Lake, Boeing in talks to extend 737 Max leases

Boeing is currently storing more than 250 Max airplanes at Grant County International Airport.

Kin Cheung / AP file
                                FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Bob Chapek poses with Minnie Mouse during a ceremony at the Hong Kong Disneyland in 2015 as they celebrate Hong Kong Disneyland’s 10th anniversary.
Disney CEO Bob Iger steps down in surprise announcement

He will remain executive chairman through the end of his contract on Dec. 31, 2021.

Jury convicts ex-Microsoft worker in digital currency scheme

The 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen helped test the company’s online retail sales platform.

Skagit County potato farmers lost crops due to heavy rain

They were unable to harvest an estimated 3 square miles of potatoes in the fall.

Most Read