Inslee selected to lead governors’ education and workforce committee for 4th consecutive term

The National Governors Association today announced that Gov.

Inslee names Lisa van der Lugt director of the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises

Inslee tours Olympic Peninsula to discuss maritime industry

State’s new Equal Pay Opportunity Act takes effect today

TUMWATER — Starting today in Washington, employees are legally required to receive equal pay and career advancement opportunities, regardless of gender. The changes are a result of the Equal Pay Opportunity Act, sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn and signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee in March.

Report: Washington is best state for building Boeing’s new mid-market aircraft

Inslee names former Ambassador Suzi LeVine as new Employment Security Department Commissioner

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Suzan “Suzi” LeVine as commissioner of the Employment Security Department. LeVine replaces Dale Peinecke who announced his retirement in April.

Washington’s first youth apprentices graduate

Inslee announces director of the Washington State Lottery

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Marcus Glasper as director of the Washington State Lottery. Glasper has served as acting director since November 2017.

WorkSource helps thousands experience the power of a job

Joint statement on U.S. Supreme Court Janus case from Gov. Inslee and Attorney General Ferguson

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in the Janus v. AFSCME case, Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following joint statement:

Task force outlines next steps for bolstering apprenticeships, career-connected learning in Washington

Inslee selects Maud Daudon to launch planning effort for career-connected learning and apprenticeship system

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Maud Daudon will lead the creation of a 10-year vision and strategic plan for building a statewide career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Washington.

Inslee statement on Trump infrastructure plan

“Meaningfully investing in safe and reliable infrastructure is a national imperative, and our state is more than doing its fair share.

Inslee, industry, labor, and local leaders launch statewide Choose Washington Council for the New Market Airplane

Gov. Jay Inslee today launched a statewide council to grow and preserve aerospace jobs and strengthen the aerospace supply chain by securing the design, production, and final assembly of Boeing’s middle-of-the-market New Market Airplane in Washington state.

Inslee names Kathleen Drew as chair of Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council

Inslee awards $6.4 million to create apprenticeship, career connections

British Columbia and Washington partners in climate action, high tech, good jobs

B.C. Premier John Horgan and Governor Jay Inslee resolved to strengthen the partnership between British Columbia and Washington state, and act jointly to fight climate change, grow the tech sector and create good jobs across the region.

How can Washington offer more career options to students? Part of the answer can be found in Switzerland

“We have to stop telling our kids that a four-year degree is the only way to start their paths to success. Most of them will require education and training after high school, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have to start with a four-year college degree.”

Inslee appoints Kathryn Leathers general counsel

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Kathryn Leathers as General Counsel. Leathers previously served as Senior Counsel for the House Democratic Caucus at the Washington State House of Representatives, and Legislative Liaison for the Washington State Bar Association.

Inslee names Cheryl Strange secretary of DSHS

Gov. Jay Inslee has named Cheryl Strange secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services. Strange has served as chief executive officer of Western State Hospital since April 2016. Strange replaces acting DSHS secretary Bill Moss. 

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