NWCUA’s 2011 HR Legal Update Offers HR Strategies for Credit Unions

The 2011 HR Legal Update gives HR professionals an opportunity to learn new strategies and share ideas in pursuit of a more productive workplace. Specifically tailored for credit unions, the workshop will take place in both Portland and Federal Way.

Candidates Off and Running to Replace Oregon Congressman Wu

A primary election is scheduled November 8th to begin the process of replacing Oregon Congressman David Wu. A general election will follow January 31st. Wu’s resignation became effective at 11:59 Wednesday night, after he resigned in the midst of a scandal.

Cutter Retires After 40 Years at Numerica Helm

Dennis Cutter made a mark on the international credit union industry and oversaw Numerica’s ascension as it became one of the five largest credit unions in the Northwest.

Breaking: Oregon Congressman Resigns After Pressure from Leadership

David Wu’s announcement comes after allegations of improper relations with a contributor’s daughter.

Byrnes Passes Baton After Two Decades of Credit Union Leadership

Down-to-earth CEO retires from Northwest Community Credit Union after nine years on the job, during which she emphasized member-focused products and service.

Washington Gov. Gregoire Won’t Run in 2012

Yesterday, Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire announced that she would not stand for a third term in 2012, leaving politicos to contemplate the future for both her and the office she will leave after eight years.

Numerica Names HQ After Retiring CEO Cutter

The sign’s unveiling took place at Cutter’s retirement party, celebrating his 40 years as CEO with his last day scheduled for July.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

The Washington State Legislature adjourned its special session last Wednesday after approving the $32.2 billion state operating budget, which swept $9m from DFI.

Credit Union Implements Board Term Limits to Increase Member Engagement

Through a methodical and deliberate process, management and the board came up with a process that addressed concerns and prepared the credit union for the future.

Puget Sound CCU Invited to Open Branch on Vashon Island

The creation of a new charter for a Vashon Island credit union may have gone as far as it will go after organizers recommend utilizing an existing credit union instead.