The airline industry as a whole is short on pilots, but the problem has become particularly acute at Alaska.
Staffing shortages have been largely to blame for hundreds of cancellations that have delayed or stranded tens of thousands of passengers.
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee issued a sweeping order requiring most state employees — along with hundreds of thousands of health care workers — to get vaccinated soon or lose their jobs.
In complaints to the pilots union and on private Facebook groups, Horizon Air pilots say that because the policy threatens to bar them from moving up to the more lucrative jobs at Alaska Airlines, it could threaten safety.
In a statement, a Microsoft spokesperson said the company will have a process to accommodate employees “who have a medical condition or other protected reason, such as religion, which prevent them from getting vaccinated.”
The record season, however, comes with some notable asterisks, including very small fish.
Without federal aid under the CARES Act Payroll Support Program, as well as some accounting adjustments, the company would have posted a quarterly loss of $38 million.
Starting Friday, ships will leave Seattle almost daily for the rest of the month. In August, some days will see two departures.
Washington state officials said Tuesday they’ve found a connection between some of the incidents and their proximity to homeless encampments near the highways.
Each management volunteer had to sign up for computer-based training, followed by on-the-job training during the first shift.
On Monday, 68 of the 223 residents who visited emergency rooms were admitted. Acute kidney failure, encephalopathy and fever were the most common diagnoses.
Salmon are cold-water animals. Water temperatures above 62 degrees make them more vulnerable to disease, and as temperatures climb, they will stop migrating altogether.
Amazon uses processes embedded in proprietary software to help meet a target for turnover among low-ranked office workers.
First identified in India, the Delta variant has caused waves of new cases in India, China, Sweden and the United Kingdom — and is now on the rise in the United States.