Diversity

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Tri-Cities’ diverse population continues to grow but not its income

March Madness brings out a latent desire to be No. 1. (Just missed that up here in Spokane.) While many...
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State files against janitorial company for exploiting mostly immigrant workers

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against janitorial services company National Maintenance Contractors, which has...
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Q&A with Gustavo Gutierrez-Gomez

Executive Director, Downtown Pasco Development Authority Number of employees you oversee: 6 – four full and 2 part time. Gustavo...
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Economically disadvantaged groups among hardest hit by Covid-19 job losses

By Newswise Nationwide unemployment fell to 6% in March, according to an April 2 U.S. Department of Labor report. The...
The Tri-Cities Newcomers Club’s book club group meets monthly to discuss books. Their March selection was “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides. (Photo by Kristina Lord )

Newcomers Club isn’t just for newcomers

Is a pandemic a good time to join a new club? The women who make up the Tri-Cities Newcomers Club...
Katie Banks, professor of political science at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and Zachary Harper, president of the Associated Students of WSU Tri-Cities, raise the pride flag at the Richland campus in October. The branch campus’ Office of Student Affairs partnered with the Associated Students group for the pride flag-raising ceremony to kick off a series of events in recognition of “Outober,” an event which aims to raise awareness of issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and other underrepresented communities. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

Tri-City leaders offer tips to foster workplace LGBTQIA+ inclusivity

PFLAG’s Benton-Franklin chapter offers several training sessions every month for employers Janie Romine remembers the time she was counseled by...
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Tri-City area women not (yet) holding up half of the business sky

By D. Patrick Jones “Women hold up half the sky,” Chairman Mao Zedong famously uttered, when discussing the role of...

Understanding generational differences improves company culture

 By Danielle Kane We’ve all heard the stereotypes: millennials are entitled. Gen Xers are slackers. Baby Boomers can’t adapt. And...
FitSmallBusiness.com's Best States for Women Entrepreneurs 2019 map

Washington among best states for female entrepreneurs

The Evergreen State is among the top 10 best states for female entrepreneurs. That’s according to FitSmallBusiness.com, a digital business...

Q&A with Kimberly L. Harper

Columbia Basin College’s 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Spirit Award winner Company/business/agency: U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science –...

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