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Friday Jul 11 | WJNO

Toker Fired After Legally Smoking Pot Has His Job Back

Some parts of the story are still in dispute, but all parties seem to agree on one fact: Michael Boyer, the first man in Spokane, Wash., to legally purchase recreational marijuana on Tuesday, has his job back.


Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Marijuana, Human Resources, Weird

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

First legal marijuana-buyer in Spokane fired ... but gets job back

Mike Boyer turns to the crowd outside, showing off the 4 grams of marijuana he bought as the first in line to legally purchase marijuana at Spokane Green Leaf, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Spokane, Wash.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Spokane, WA, Human Resources

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bellingham Herald

First pot customer in Spokane says he was fired

Mike Boyer said Wednesday that after significant media coverage of his purchase Tuesday, he received a text message from the Spokane office of temporary staffing firm TrueBlue Labor Ready ordering him to take a drug test within 24 hours.


Related Topix: Human Resources, Drug Testing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Colleen Brown joins TrueBlue board

Colleen Brown , who led Fisher Communications through a tumultuous shareholder uprising before selling the company for $373 million, has joined the board of TrueBlue Inc. She currently serves on the privately held Port Blakely board and is also a director for DataSphere Inc. She is currently chair of United Way of King County, and chair of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Human Resources, Fisher Communications, Television, Media

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Notable keynote includes EM... )--Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, state economic development officials and Brown-Forman/Jack Daniel's officials today celebrated the grand opening of the Jack Dani... )--Today The Walt Disney Company announced 11 startup companies that have been selected for a special mentorship and investment program.


Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Alabama, Media, Walt Disney, Television, Human Resources, Semiconductors, ON Semiconductor, Electronics

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Globe and Mail

Top investment gurus would find much to like in this staffing service stock

Validea's pick of the week provides a detailed report on a company that scores well in the stock-screening service's model portfolios.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Auto Dealers, Human Resources

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The News Tribune

TrueBlue of Tacoma finalizes acquisition of Seaton, becomes largest...

With the announcement Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Seaton Corp., Tacoma-based TrueBlue has become the nation's largest industrial staffing provider.


Related Topix: Human Resources, Tacoma, WA, Outsourcing


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