By Aaron Corvin April 23, 2014 6:01 p.m.
In their long-running contract dispute, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver agree on at least one thing: The National Labor Relations Board's allegations that both sides have engaged in unfair labor practices are off base.
By By Kyung M. Song The Seattle Times April 23, 2014 5:13 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A Seattle-based international sandwich supplier has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over the company’s alleged practice of requiring specific forms of identification from job seekers who are not American citizens.
By Associated Press April 23, 2014 4:58 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.
By Associated Press April 23, 2014 4:53 p.m.
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.
By Associated Press April 23, 2014 4:50 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, Associated Press April 23, 2014 4:45 p.m.
Boeing’s increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders.
By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press April 23, 2014 9:56 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
April 22, 2014 8:55 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, will host a job workshop May 9 and a job fair on May 14 in Vancouver.
By Associated Press April 22, 2014 5:02 p.m.
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past.
By Associated Press April 22, 2014 4:55 p.m.
KENNEWICK — A major Eastern Washington farm operation hopes to raise up to $48 million through a rare initial stock offering.
By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau April 22, 2014 4:51 p.m.
WASHINGTON — None of the tank cars currently in service carrying Bakken crude oil is adequate for carrying that product, a rail industry representative testified Tuesday, but until new federal regulations are completed, the use of inadequate cars will continue.
By Gordon Oliver April 22, 2014 10:27 a.m.
Business group will focus on infrastructure, leadership, and education.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press April 22, 2014 10:19 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices are weighing whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the burgeoning world of cloud computing.
By Cami Joner April 22, 2014 4:24 p.m.
Vancouver-based take-and-bake pizza chain Papa Murphy’s International has established a stock price for its initial public offering of $11 to $13 per share, according to Nasdaq.com.