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Katie North, a learning support educator at Skyview High School, left, chats with Mona Rominger of the Vancouver Education Association executive board as she attends an educational union meeting at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership on Aug. 9. At top, a colorful button is seen on the T-shirt of Vancouver Education Association executive board member Mona Rominger.

Union membership steady in Clark County after ruling

Katie North, a learning support educator at Skyview High School, left, chats with Mona Rominger of the Vancouver Education Association executive board as she attends an educational union meeting at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership on Aug. 9. At top, a colorful button is seen on the T-shirt of Vancouver Education Association executive board member Mona Rominger.

August 25, 2019, 6:02am Business

On an early Friday morning at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, Kari Van Nostran stood in front of about 60 teachers and other education professionals newly hired by Vancouver Public Schools with an invitation to join a “large family.” Read story

Clark County saw an increase in recreational service jobs — a category that includes lifeguards — in July.

Seasonal school layoffs spell net job loss in July in Clark County

Clark County saw an increase in recreational service jobs — a category that includes lifeguards — in July.

August 21, 2019, 6:00am Business

Clark County saw a substantial amount of job losses and job gains over the month of July, culminating in a net loss of 600 nonfarm jobs, according to the latest data from the Washington Employment Security Department, leaving the county’s total employment at 170,900. Read story

City to hold 3 open houses on A Stronger Vancouver

August 20, 2019, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver will hold three open houses in different parts of the city on A Stronger Vancouver, an ambitious plan to raise an additional $30 million annually in revenue. Read story

SEIU Local 775 member Ethan Shett, left, addresses Department of Labor and Industries representatives Allison Drake, from right, Elizabeth Smith and Joshua Grice during a public hearing Thursday morning regarding proposed changes to the state’s overtime rules.

Vancouver hearing explores overtime pay proposals

SEIU Local 775 member Ethan Shett, left, addresses Department of Labor and Industries representatives Allison Drake, from right, Elizabeth Smith and Joshua Grice during a public hearing Thursday morning regarding proposed changes to the state’s overtime rules.

August 15, 2019, 7:00pm Business

Vancouver workers, business owners, unions and business organization representatives gathered Thursday for a public hearing on a proposed set of changes to Washington’s rules governing salaried, overtime-exempt workers. Read story

A sign greets customers at the Burgerville restaurant along Southeast McGillivray Boulevard.

Vancouver-based Burgerville adds holiday pay for employees

A sign greets customers at the Burgerville restaurant along Southeast McGillivray Boulevard.

August 14, 2019, 5:43pm Business

Vancouver-based fast food chain Burgerville announced Wednesday that it will implement new holiday pay rates for employees at its 41 restaurants. Read story