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Employer giving remains a core value

The best employers understand that success is about more than just the bottom line. They give of their company’s resources and they encourage employees to give back to the community.

Look at your policy before you leave

A recent case in the United States District Court in Tacoma, Casteel v. Charter Communications Inc., could have far-reaching impacts for many employers dealing with ailing employees. According to the federal district court, employers may be required to provide disabled employees with more than six months of unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Given the difficulties this kind of extended leave could pose for employers here in the Wenatchee Valley, it is important for employers to be familiar with the laws regarding employee ...
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Offbeat buys

Check out these five quirky shops this holiday season

Pet location company locates to Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — A start-up tech company that helps find lost pets has five employees and more than 100,000 customers — but not a single square inch of centralized office space.
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Muffler Shop hotrods it to new location

Vroom! After 35 years in the same Wenatchee location, The Muffler Shop has moved to 221 Park St. That’s in the auto-repair district between the 7-Eleven store and the George Sellar Bridge at the south end of town. Owners Jerry and Junell Wentz say they’ll continue to service foreign and domestic vehicles — tractors to hotrods — and offer custom-built exhaust systems for just about any ride. “We do it all,” said Junell. “People wanting custom work for their hot rods have come from Canada, California and all around the ...
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Everyday Business — Muffler Shop hotrods it to new location

Vroom! After 35 years in the same Wenatchee location, The Muffler Shop has moved to 221 Park St. That’s in the auto-repair district between the 7-Eleven store and the George Sellar Bridge at the south end of town. Owners Jerry and Junell Wentz say they’ll continue to service foreign and domestic vehicles — tractors to hotrods — and offer custom-built exhaust systems for just about any ride. “We do it all,” said Junell. “People wanting custom work for their hot rods have come from Canada, California and all around the ...