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Safety tip of the week

How to avoid blood infections Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Needle sticks and...

Republicans get pounded in primary election

By Mark Johnson, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Last night the early primary election results strongly favored the Democrats. From the U.S. Senate race to the state legislative races, Republicans were pounded across the state.  However, many ballots are...

Healthcare in Washington facing tough times

By Mark Johnson, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Last week I attended the annual legislative healthcare conference with a much clearer understanding of the significant challenges facing Washington State’s health care system. First and foremost our...

WRA welcomes new affiliate member

Washington Retail Association welcomes the insurance and brokerage firm of Shepard and Shepard Business Solutions to its affiliate program. Todd Shepard and his team provide insurance and brokerage services to several companies in the automotive and retail industry....

WRA urges a boycott of Seattle’s online scheduling survey

By John Engber, Director, Retail Industry Coalition of Seattle The Washington Retail Association would like to inform you of what we believe is a biased and leading survey being conducted by Seattle city officials. As you might remember, WRA and other business groups...