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EDASC Weekly Update January 2

Posted on January 2, 2018

Economic Forecast Night: Ticket Sales Open! On February 8, 500+ guests come together at McIntyre Hall for a panel review of the economic trends shaping Skagit County and the world’s economy today and tomorrow. General admission tickets are $75 each. … Continue reading

Paid Sick Leave “Exemptions”

Posted on January 2, 2018

FINAL RULES/LAW: Adopted Rule Language – Employee Rights and Employer Obligations Rules o   http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2017/21/17-21-092.htm * NEW * Adopted Rule Language – Enforcement – Retaliation o   http://www.lni.wa.gov/rules/AO17/14/1714Adoption.pdf * NEW * Final Chapter 296-128 WAC – Minimum Wages o   http://app.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=296-128 * NEW … Continue reading

Updated L&I Sample Paid Sick Leave Policies & Resources

Posted on January 2, 2018

* UPDATED * L&I Paid Sick Leave Website: o   http://www.lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights/LeaveBenefits/VacaySick/PaidSickLeave.asp * UPDATED * L&I  Employer Resource Center – o   http://www.lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights/LeaveBenefits/VacaySick/EmployerInfo.asp o   * NEW * L&I  Sample Paid Sick Leave Policies: Basic Sample Paid Sick Leave Policy. This sample policy, covers … Continue reading

EDASC Skagit Insight: December 2017

Posted on December 29, 2017

EDASC sees much promise in Washington Maritime Blue for local economy EDASC recognizes the importance of Washington Maritime Blue, its significance to the economy of Washington State and Skagit County, and the opportunities this will create for local businesses and … Continue reading

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

Posted on December 28, 2017

Childbirth Preparation: Weekend Course at Skagit Valley Hospital Skagit Valley Hospital offers a two-day childbirth preparation class on weekends. Plan to begin the course in your seventh or eighth month of pregnancy. The class includes the same topics as the … Continue reading

Book Your Cancun Trip Today with Plumeria Breezes Travel!

Posted on December 28, 2017

Swinomish Casino & Lodge Food Outlets Grand Opening

Posted on December 27, 2017

Please join us at Swinomish Casino & Lodge on Friday, December 29 from 12pm-2pm to try bites from Carver’s Café, Fatburger and Manchu Wok. We are inviting all members of the Mount Vernon Chamber to attend this event!  You will … Continue reading

Community Action’s Veterans Services Expands with Master Lease Agreement

Posted on December 27, 2017

Community Action of Skagit County has signed a lease agreement with a father and son Veteran family to house local Veterans.  Bill Phillips’, Senior and Junior, have signed an agreement to allow our Housing Resource Team and our Veteran’s Services … Continue reading

EDASC Weekly Update December 19

Posted on December 20, 2017

Join NEXTExec for our 2018 Program! NextExec 2.0 is an ongoing professional development program providing leadership and management curriculum, workshops, and mentoring. Participation in NextExec includes monthly (12) workshops, program materials, online resources, quarterly tours and regular networking opportunities. More information … Continue reading

HealthQuest Programs are Provided by Skagit Regional Health

Posted on December 20, 2017

Need a Doctor? Call our free Find a Doctor Phone Line at 360-848-5555 or 360-629-5850 from Stanwood or Camano Island. The referral line is open Monday – Saturday between 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. – … Continue reading