Furloughed Washingtonians Eligible for Unemployment

Olympia, WA – Federal workers furloughed due to the partial government shutdown may apply for unemployment benefits to help them meet their financial obligations while they wait to return to their jobs. “Washington stands ready to assist federal workers in our state,” said Employment Security Department (ESD) Commissioner Suzi LeVine. “Just…


Chelan County Honored for Work in Hiring Veterans

Twelve Washington businesses were honored today for their efforts to hire and support military veterans in 2018. Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine announced the Hire-A-Vet award winners in support of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Hire-A-Veteran Month proclamation and the upcoming Veterans Day holiday. “By honoring these exceptional companies, I hope…