Labor groups in Washington are gearing up for an unfavorable ruling this summer from the Supreme Court of the United States in the Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees case.
There are well-paying jobs in the medical marijuana industry in the 29 states where it is legal, plus Washington DC. These jobs have qualifications and recruiters. Here are the estimated salaries for jobs in cultivation and production.
Whatcom County's maritime weather is well-suited to growing many varieties of berries, and continues to be the top red raspberry-producing county in the United States. Strawberries and blueberries also grow locally and are available at u-pick farms.
During a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Sweden on March 6, 2018, President Trump reiterated his plan to implement tariffs on steel and aluminum and talks about engining in trade wars with other countries.
A growing demand for construction workers has led Bellingham Technical College to offer a new program in carpentry. Build Your Future, a national nonprofit, says more than 1.5 million skilled craft professionals will be needed in the next four years.