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Industry groups say NLRB ruling can hurt small firms

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG

Before the ruling, companies had to have exercised “direct operational and supervisory control” over employees to be considered joint employers.



Construction spending at highest level in 7 years

By JOSH BOAK

Total construction spending has risen 13.7 percent over the past 12 months.


Las Vegas ads say saving water is ‘sexy'

Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas.


SDOT wants fewer bridge openings

By JOURNAL STAFF

Traffic is so bad in Seattle that the city wants to limit how many times it opens the drawspans on the Ballard, Fremont and University bridges.


Haggen files $1B suit against Albertsons

The small grocery chain Haggen is suing Albertsons for more than $1 billion, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states.


Think stocks are crazy? Oil is wild

By JONATHAN FAHEY

The price of oil plunged 8 percent on Tuesday, following a three-day ascent of 27 percent, the biggest such jump in 25 years.


Ruby Hospitality buys Spokane's oldest hotel

By JOURNAL STAFF

Spokane's historic Montvale Hotel was acquired by Ruby Hospitality in a foreclosure sale.


Dargey denies allegations from SEC about EB-5 funds

By JOURNAL STAFF

Dargey Development issued a statement denying allegations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that its affiliate Path America misused $17.6 million from foreign investors.


‘Cadillac' health plan tax starts in 2018

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR

One benefits consultant said many employers may be required to make fundamental changes in their plans to mitigate the impact.


Seattle tops the nation in new construction jobs

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Seattle area added 10,300 construction jobs, a 13 percent increase, but the AGC said nationwide the gains are “increasingly spotty.”


Frustrated by online competition, retailer on Bainbridge fights back with a pop-up

By TAD SOOTER

Like summer vacation, Bainbridge School Supply will come and go in a busy blur.


Idaho lot auction brings schools $16M

Idaho public schools have received nearly $16 million after the state auctioned off cabins at Priest Lake.


Dow falls 469 points

By KEN SWEET


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