Herald Business Journal

Boeing workers in Washington get $429M in annual bonuses

Many of the Machinists union will get an extra hefty bonus after working a lot of overtime in 2018.

As US questions free trade, EU and Japan usher in new deal

The agreement will scrap nearly all tariffs on products both sides trade in.

  • Feb 2, 2019

Listening in the lunchroom can be a learning experience

Breaking bread with employees can foster trust and communication.

Foxconn again shifts Wisconsin plan after Trump intervenes

The Taiwanese company will proceed to construct a plant that will make liquid crystal display screens.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Cutbacks show the space industry entering a second stage

Analysts and commercial space insiders say they are coincidental and don’t indicate a major downturn.

  • Feb 1, 2019

For the first time in six years, Boeing employment grows

Manufacturing work on the new 777X in Everett will accelerate as that plane enters flight testing.

Starbucks CEO rakes in about $13.4 million

Kevin Johnson’s compensation was 1,049 times greater than the median Starbucks employee’s pay.

  • Feb 1, 2019

US employers add robust 304K jobs; joblessness up to 4 pct.

The healthy gain illustrated the job market’s durability nearly a decade into the economic expansion.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Citing audit, Boeing quality inspectors question job cuts

The company says routine “process monitoring” did what it’s supposed to — identify problems.

University investments fare well in 2018, but worries linger

Despite the recent success, many colleges are failing to hit their long-term financial goal.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Leadership style can be as individual as your fingerprints

When we help out, encourage others and try to make a difference, we’re playing a valuable role.

  • Jan 31, 2019

‘Build that wall’ cookie sparks outrage and spikes sales

Edmonds baker doesn’t try to sugarcoat the messages he puts on heart-shaped cookies.

Trump plans to meet Xi after US-China talks end with no deal

The White House said in a statement that the two sides had made progress.

  • Jan 31, 2019

Former Microsoft director pleads guilty to wire fraud

Fake invoices were issued to Microsoft for services supposedly related to the 2017 Super Bowl.

  • Jan 31, 2019

Employers hope vests will ease burden for assembly workers

Aerospace giant Boeing Co. is among other companies that provide their workers with exoskeletons.

  • Jan 31, 2019

City of Kent insurance rates go up after officer’s death

“The tragedy had an effect on our comp program,” the city’s human resources risk manager said.

Delta neighbors make their pitch to hasten smelter cleanup

Everett residents are asking officials to shorten the timeline for contaminated areas.

Apple busts Facebook for distributing data-sucking app

The revelation is yet another blemish and could invite further regulatory scrutiny.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Fed sees low rates well into future and excites Wall Street

Global economic pressures and consistently mild inflation were cited as reasons to keep rates steady.

  • Jan 30, 2019

Microsoft cloud push powers ongoing growth

The results topped Wall Street expectations.

  • Jan 30, 2019