Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corp. will manufacture medical devices for Amedica Corp., a Salt Lake City-based biomaterials company, at Kyocera's Vancouver manufacturing facility, the two companies have announced.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press
December 3, 2013 4:54 p.m.
SEATTLE — Two workers sued one of the nation’s largest rail companies Tuesday, saying their same-sex spouses have repeatedly been denied health benefits even though gay marriage is legal in Washington state.
Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler made national news when he quickly rejected President Obama's call for insurers to extend individual health insurance policies cancelled because of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.
Nearly 11,000 jobless workers in Washington state, including 499 in Clark County, may be eligible to claim additional unemployment insurance compensation, the state Employment Security Department said Monday.
Starting in January, employers in Washington face an average 2.7 percent hike in workers' compensation insurance premiums, the first increase in three years, the state Department of Labor and Industries announced Monday.
By Amrita Jayakumar and Abha Bhattarai, The Washington Post
December 1, 2013 3:55 p.m.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in about a decade, Arlington, Va., resident Angelica Talan did not brave the November cold for the holiday sales that many retailers launched on Thanksgiving Day this year.