Upcoming Federal Funding Support Update

Thurston Strong is tracking federal legislation (America Rescue Plan) that will provide additional business and worker recovery resources in Thurston County. Funding is expected to arrive within months. Current plans include business grants, displaced worker … Read More »

Dislocated Worker Updates

Please see updates below regarding Employment Security Department rules and programs.

Job search requirements extended

The governor, with support from the Legislature, has announced that job search requirements will remain suspended through Jan. 19, 2021. … Read More »

Talking Cedars

Good News! Talking Cedars is Hiring.

Talking Cedars

Talking Cedars, a new high-end restaurant partnership between the Chehalis Tribal Enterprises and Heritage Distilling, plans to hire about 80 people prior to its projected July 2020 opening. Talking Cedars, located in Rochester, is a … Read More »