state workforce

Planning begins for Washington law offering new pathways to high school graduation

BY: - August 17, 2023

Washington students will soon be able to use workforce experience to graduate high school.  At a State Board of Education meeting on Thursday, members began hammering out proposed rules to put House Bill 1308 into effect. The law, approved during this year’s legislative session, allows high school students to move toward graduation by completing a […]

Inslee to ditch vax mandate for state workers as health emergency ends

BY: - May 10, 2023

When the national public health emergency for the coronavirus ends Thursday, so too will the requirement for state employees to be vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment. “It was time to do it,” Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday after touring a new child care center for children of state workers. “The numbers are […]