State extends unemployment safety net to help federal workers impacted by shutdown

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee and Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine Thursday announced an emergency rule allowing federal workers working without pay to receive unemployment benefits. Workers can learn how to apply here. The Employment Security Department has posted data about the estimated number of workers impacted by county, including estimates of lost wages by…

Partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state, Rep. Rick Larsen says

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, who represents Washington’s 2nd District that includes Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace, issued a statement Saturday regarding the impacts a partial government shutdown will have on Washington state communities. “A partial government shutdown is bad for Washington state,” Larsen said. “The childish games played by President Trump and Republicans in Congress will…

Paine Field TSA hiring event in Lynnwood Nov 7-8

A hiring event for Transportation Security Administration jobs at the Paine Field airport is set for this Wednesday, Nov. 7 and Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Lynnwood WorkSource office. People interested can come in between 2-4 p.m. both days to talk with TSA and get application assistance. The address is 18009 Highway 99 Suite A, …