Boeing announced plans to move the remainder of its workforce from pensions to 401(k) plans starting in 2016. This, despite the company enjoying record profits and stock price. It also comes at a time when the remaining pension plans are at their strongest in years.
Boeing announced Thursday that from 2016 it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions of all nonunion salaried staff including managers and executives. The old pension plan will be replaced with a new defined-contribution retirement-savings plan.
The man once lauded as "Japan's Beethoven" bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn't completely deaf.
One week after a Seattle City Council subcommittee's controversial and preliminary decision to limit ridesharing services to 150 drivers per network at any given time, Lyft, uberX and Sidecar have each come forward to reveal the number of drivers on their respective platforms.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has said he’ll pull the plug on the proposed Interstate 5 Bridge replacement if lawmakers don’t approve it this session. The governor set a March 9 deadline — this Sunday — for that to happen.
The Utes entered the Pac-12 women’s tournament opening-round game having lost eight of their final nine games. But Thursday at KeyArena Utah knocked the Huskies out of the tournament with a 65-53 victory.
Peter Stark’s “Astoria” is a vivid recreation of an era when the Pacific Northwest was a vast unexploited wilderness, with Astoria as its main American colony. Stark appears March 12 at Town Hall and March 13 at Third Place Books.