Two emergency notification systems to keep you safe 

On Saturday, January 13, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency sent a false Wireless Emergency Alert by mistake, causing widespread panic among island residents, and bringing into question safeguards for issuing public emergency notifications. Early reports suggest human error was to blame. While King County and jurisdictions across our region administer similar public alert systems, we have safeguards…

Thank you for reading, watching and engaging

In 2017 the Employee Communications Team shared the stories of your successes, County priorities and initiatives, career opportunities, and work-related news and events through various communications channels, including the weekly Employee News e-newsletter, the KC Employee News blog, our LinkedIn account and YouTube channel. In this year’s Employee Survey, 75% of you said you felt well-informed about…

Changes coming to Healthy Incentives 

Last summer, we asked you for your input on our health and well-being program. With the support of our labor partners, we heard from more than 2,400 employees throughout the County.   Thank you for sharing your candid feedback. Getting your input is an important part of our commitment to Investing in You and essential to continuous improvement.…

Employee discounts to Monster Jam and Disney Live 

Employees can access discounted tickets to Monster Jam at the Tacoma Dome, Jan 12 – 14 and Disney Live at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Jan. 28. Buy Monster Jam tickets here and Disney Live! tickets here.  Monster Jam – Employees can get discounted tickets to Monster Jam at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, WA, January 12-14, 2018. Click here for instructions. …