Media Coverage


Maritime industry needs to get new workers on board
KING 5 News (March 5, 2013)

Teens struggling to find a job this summer
The Seattle Times (February 18, 2013)

Seattle ranks high in skilled foreign workers on H-1B visas
The Seattle Times (February 18, 2013)

Reconnecting, Preparing Youth for Workforce Major Focus at Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council Winter Meeting
US Mayor (January 28, 2013)

Murray says no to bacon, only hard choices as new Senate budget chair (January 15, 2013)

The high cost of cutting work-force training
Puget Sound Business Journal (January 11, 2013)

Fiscal cliff already hurting thousands of unemployed in Wash.

KING5 News (December 31, 2012)

For many jobless, presidential contest is a world away
The Seattle Times (October 6, 2012)

Investing in job seekers, both today and tomorrow
NWJobs Career Center (October 15, 2012)

Sea change: Puget Sound confronts a shortage of maritime workers
Seattle Business (October 2012)

Will the long-term unemployed soon get a rescue platform?
NWJobs Career Center (August 30, 2012)

How to make it in the manufacturing industry
NWJobs/Seattle Times (August. 24, 2012)

Teens struggling to find a job this summer
The Seattle Times (July 18, 2012)

Seattle ranks high in skilled foreign workers on H-1B visas
The Seattle Times (July 17, 2012)

Tips for teens on summer work
America in the Morning with Jim Bohannon (June 14, 2012)

Many teens have quit looking for summer work
KIRO FM News (June 6, 2012)

Hope for teen employment
The Renton Reporter(May 16, 2012)

Federal funds to train the jobless are drying up
+Related op-ed piece: A Rockier Pathway to Work
The New York Times (April 9, 2012)

New reality for nurses: Not easy to find a job
The Seattle Times (March 10, 2012)

Closing the skills gap requires a push from business leaders
Puget Sound Business Journal (March 2, 2012)

When Government Can Help the Economy
Seattle Business Magazine (February 2012)

Aerospace: Will Washington state make the grade?
Puget Sound Business Journal (January 13, 2012)

County gets $800,000 for aerospace worker training
The Seattle Times (January 12, 2012)

New federal funds for King County will train 200 for aerospace jobs
Puget Sound Business Journal (January 12, 2012)

Experts optimistic about Seattle's job market in 2012
The Seattle Times (January 6, 2012)

Not your imagination: It really does cost more to live in Seattle
Seattle P-I (October 30, 2011)

Poverty report: Wha'ts the cost of living?
The Seattle Times (October. 23, 2011)

Executive Constantine launches King County Aerospace Alliance
Seattle Technology Examiner (October. 19, 2011)

WorkSource's new OCE&E building offers one-stop shopping
NWJobs (August 21, 2011)

Senator Murray touts new job legislation
KPLU News (August. 18, 2011)

Can low-key Sen. Murray guide supercommittee?
National Public Radio (August 18, 2011)

State jobless rate holds steady
The Seattle Times (August. 17, 2011)

Patty Murray urges funding for work force training
Puget Sound Business Journal (August 17, 2011)

It’s hard to see slow economy where jobs go begging
KING5 News (August 17, 2011)

’Disappointing’: Murray on $20 million fed program
Seattle P-I (August. 17, 2011)

Seattle program training workers in deconstruction
The Seattle Times (July 7, 2011) Note: This story, originally by the Daily Journal of Commerce, was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in 37 local, statewide and national media outlets.

Murray rewrite of law aims to keep work program in sync with jobs
The Seattle Times (June 22, 2011)

Cantwell aims to restore job-training funds
The Seattle Times (June 13, 2011)

Cantwell: Keep job training
Seattle P-I (June 13, 2011)

Free green construction job training begins
KING-5 TV News (June 9, 2011)


About or By the WDC

Federal cuts would slam state students, job seekers
The Seattle Times (February 23, 2011)

The Labor Gap
Seattle Business (July 2010)

Labor Secretary - Seattle Visit
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 6, 2010)

Workers with the right training may be hard to find
Puget Sound Business Journal (March 12, 2010)

Spotlight: Marléna Sessions
Puget Sound Business Journal (May 22-28, 2009)


Teen summer jobs outlook tough and competitive
KING-5 TV News (May 19, 2011)

Job Training for Homeless and 'At Risk' Youth Growing Food in the City
KBCS Radio (May 19, 2011)

Tough summer job outlook for Seattle area teens
KIRO News (May 6, 2011)

Young adult's summer job at YouthSource helps her to overcome past
Radio story on KUOWNews (June 3, 2009)

Stimulus cash helps youths
The Seattle Times (May 30, 2009)

Stimulus money will put 850 young people to work
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (May 29, 2009)


Older Workers

For the Unemployed Over 50, Fears of Never Working Again  
New York Times (Sept. 19, 2010)

Local programs help older job hunters brush up on work and career-finding skills
Seattle Times/NW Jobs (Sept. 12, 2010)

Best laid plans for retirement undone, legions are remaking their golden years
The Seattle Times Pacific Northwest Magazine (June 28, 2009)

The Economy/Unemployment/WorkSource

One year later: Still rough going for some of the jobless
Seattle Times/Pacific NW Magazine (Sept. 4, 2010)

Wanted: NW Jobs
TV segment on KCTS Channel 9 (April 30, 2010)

Job seekers caught in retail crunch
Seattle Times (Oct. 9, 2009)

Looking for Work
Seattle Times (Sept. 6, 2009)

Many industries seeking skilled workers
TV story on KING5 News (July 5, 2009)

Job stimulus funds flow to King County
Puget Sound Business Journal (April 17, 2009)

More federal dollars for worker retraining on the way
Seattle Times (April 8, 2009)

You're not alone at this place
Column by Nicole Brodeur in Seattle Times (March 6, 2009)


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