Showing gratitude to our employee audience

Our top stories and videos for 2022

Throughout 2022, the Department of Human Resources (DHR) county-wide Employee Newsletter provided a wealth of information about employee benefits and accomplishments, learning and advancement opportunities, public health and community services, and other important news. Our Employee Communications Team also shared these stories on the KC Employee News blog, the King County Employees YouTube channel, the KCEmployees Twitter account, and the King County, WA LinkedIn account.

We want to take a moment to say we appreciate you, King County employees, for reading and viewing all this news and sharing it with your coworkers. Your engagement helps us to develop essential, detailed articles that impact your career, your families, and our community.

This past year has been another one for the books and we thank you so much for your support. To share any story ideas, suggestions, or recommendations, please email us

The 10 most-clicked Employee News newsletter stories for 2022 were:

10. King County employee performs emergency CPR on unconscious coworker

9. Get free at-home COVID-19 tests

8. Updates to mask requirements and other COVID-19 restrictions

7. Temporary subsidized daily parking starting March 1

6. At-home COVID-19 tests now covered by your medical plan

5. Juneteenth events for King County employees

4. Connecting to VPN? You’ll need to verify your identity

3. King County launches new safety plan for downtown campus

2. State retirement plan contributions change Sept. 1

1. Three required trainings must be completed this quarter

The 10 most-watched videos for 2022 were:

10. Executive Constantine thanks employees for support of Ukraine giving campaign

9. King County Employee Lunch and Learn: 2023-2024 Budget Overview

8. King County Public Health: Racism is a Public Health Crisis

7. King County 2022 Employee Engagement Survey Results

6. King County Open Enrollment – King Care Select – 2022

5. Employee Engagement Survey Action Planning

4. King County Federal Grants Subrecipient Education – Part 1 of 2

3. KCInform – King County’s employee alert and warning system

2. King County 2022 Employee Engagement Survey

1. King County Introduction to Best-run Government Organizational Change Management