TITLE

Companies here outpace state in offering benefits

AUTHOR(S)
Parish, Linn
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Business (10756124);6/1/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 12, pA13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the survey report released by the Washington state Employment Security Department which found out that companies in Spokane, Washington offer higher employee benefits than the comparable figure for the corporate sector statewide. In the Spokane area, 70 percent of the companies contacted in the survey offer health insurance to full-time employees and 17 percent insurance for part-timers.
ACCESSION #
21130677

 

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