People who work in supporting roles such as student services, IT and financial aid will soon be bargaining collectively for their employment contracts at Seattle Community College. It’s the fourth school in Washington’s community and technical college system where exempt employees have voted to join a union.
The checks are not in the mail just yet, but tens of thousands of home care workers are eagerly awaiting 57 million dollars in back pay awarded them by the State Supreme Court earlier this month. Comments from TJ Janssen, a home care worker and executive board member of SEIU 775. Janssen is hopeful lawmakers will budget more money for home care workers in the next legislative session, because many of them are living in poverty due to budget cuts enacted during the recession.
Many mudslide survivors face a host of legal issues as they try to put their lives back together, and the local legal community is responding with free assistance. Mike Clifford reports:
The Forks Police have an activity planned for the 4th annual Forks family fair designed to keep kids safer at the Elks Lodge on Saturday, May 10 from 10 am – 3 pm.
Forks 1490′s Ken Lambert talks about it with Police Chief Rick Bart:
The woman who taught Jennifer Lawrence how to shoot with a bow and arrow for the Hunger Games movie – is coming to the Old Mill Archery Range in Forks.
Khatuna Lorig is actually best known for being a 5-time Olympic archery medalist, ranked #1 in the US and #5 in the world. Bill Sperry of the 110 Business Park talks about it with Forks 1490′s John Lamb.
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