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2018 Major Employers List Press Release

259 Qualify as Pierce County’s Major Employers in 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2018 – Tacoma, WA The Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County has published its 2018 Major Employers…
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November 2018 Briefs – event announcements

Register today: Recruiting Resources During Times of Low Unemployment FREE event 8:30-10 a.m., Dec. 4, 2018 Lakewood City Council Chamber As local unemployment rates drop to historic lows, how do businesses…
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October 2018 briefs

Have 50 or more employees? Let us know soon There’s still time to be included in the EDB’s 2018 Major Employers List. The list includes companies with 100 or more full-time…
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Downtown Lakewood has a plan

Where’s downtown Lakewood? That’s a question City of Lakewood officials have pondered for a while now, which is why they’ve set course to develop a true urban core. Approaching its 23rd year…
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Welcome TPU Director Jackie Flowers

Jackie Flowers takes the helm at TPU The EDB welcomes Jackie Flowers, new director of Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU). Flowers took the helm Aug. 1. She’s the first woman to be permanently appointed…
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JBLM pumps $9b into South Sound economy

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is comprised of more than 52,000 active-duty military and Department of Defense civilians. Add in 45,000 military dependents and 32,000 retirees, and the population serviced at JBLM is…
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