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Human Resources Division

Department of Executive Services
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Employee news global email archive

King County employees are routinely sent global emails with event information and announcements. Here you will find an archive of previous global emails for your reference. For questions about this page, or if you have pertinent information you would like to share with employees, please email Christine Lange in the Office of the King County Executive at or call 206-263-9752.


  • March 20 (PDF): Ride Free Area update; Rev Up for Retirement; Online DRS annual retirement statements now available; Name beneficiaries for county life insurance; Employee Giving Program nonprofit applications; Employee tax documentation; National Walking Day; Home ownership seminars; Healthy Incentives(SM) Lunch and Learns
  • March 6 (PDF): Online appointments to donate blood; Free home ownership seminars; Free binder and paper clips
  • Feb. 27 (PDF): Wellness assessment deadline; 2012 King County resident survey; Stormwater management plan; Title VI training; Discounted tickets to Mariner games; Discounted tickets to Sounders FC games; Enacted ordinances and motions now online
  • Jan. 18 (PDF): Use OWA when telecommuting; Facilities snow response; Direct deposit takes the "hassle" out of getting paid; View paystubs online; 2012 25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
  • Jan. 16: King County will continue to monitor weather and road conditions throughout the evening. Please be aware of conditions in your area and let safety be your guide when considering your commute to and from work tomorrow.
  • Jan. 6 (PDF): Good to Go passes for County vehicles; Outlook Web Access change coming; Free home ownership seminars; PERS Plan 2 transfer opportunity; Administration building changes


  • Dec. 22 (PDF): One County, One Payroll; COLA 2012; Holiday transit schedule through Jan. 2; New ID Cards coming this spring; CPR training; CISSP training
  • Nov. 22 (PDF): Save the date for MLK Celebration; MLK Celebration calendars available; Submit reflection on MLK theme; Free homeownership seminar on understanding credit; Payroll change is coming; Effective records management.
  • Nov. 10 (PDF): Annual giving drive; Department of Assessments open house; Effective records management; Payroll changes coming in January; Seahawks tickets
  • Nov. 1 (PDF): Veterans Day celebration; Determinants of Equity poster; PeopleSoft self service; Internet gateway filter test; County Editorial Guide; Retirement class registration; Annual financial reports; Print Shop changes; Disability access and awareness workshops; Employee Giving Program upcoming events
  • Oct. 11 (PDF): Chinook book; King County home ownership program; New voter registration annex; Wheel options; Free workshops on disability and access awareness
  • Sept. 9 (PDF): Rideshare and enter to win; Payroll changes coming in January 2012; GIS training sessions; Rev Up for Retirement; Financial counceling services available; Back to basics; Rate change for PERS 2 employees; Discounted Seahawks tickets for county employees; Disability access and awareness workshops
  • Aug. 8 (PDF): Heart Walk; Sounders FC tickets; Storm tickets; Rideshare and enter to win; Free workshops on disability access and awareness; Upcoming King County GIS Center training and events; CPR training
  • July 22 (PDF): New website for county news and social media; IRS rate increase and new rate for county mileage reimbursement; Computer security tip
  • July 18 (PDF): Storm tickets; ID access and ORCA transit cards; King County as an employer of choice; Change in state retirement plan contributions
  • June 27 (PDF): Volunteer with Regional Animal Services of King County; Return Personnel Board ballots; Ethics Office staffing and contact information; Style Manual update; Disability access and awareness workshops; Retirement Outlook newsletter; Metro funding questions
  • June 8 (PDF): Year-round disaster response; King County Employee Giving Program Japan/New Zealand relief update; Disaster preparation webinars; Employee Giving Program Committee; Discounted Seattle Storm tickets for county employees
  • June 1 (PDF): Microsoft tools; Effective records management; Disaster preparation webinar; Records management Lunch and Learns; World Refugee Day movie; Water safety information; Computer security tip
  • May 18 (PDF): Green Festival; Customer Service Guide; Records Management Lunch and Learn; Chinook Building gym notifications; Race for the cure; Disability access awareness workshops; Employee news email archive
  • May 9 (PDF): Employee news email archive; Latina Health Fair; Seattle Storm tickets; Asian Pacific American Heritage Month; Computer security tip
  • April 22 (PDF): Record scanning; Sounders tickets; National Pharmaceuticals Take-Back Day; Countywide Community Forums; Service animals defined; Race for the Cure; Computer Security Tip
  • April 6 (PDF): Rev Up for Retirement; Workshops on disability access and awareness; Measuring customer satisfaction; Earthquake Preparedness Fair; Human Resources classification and compensation website; Earth Day Expo
  • March 23 (PDF): Rideshare promotion; Records Management Lunch and Learns; Employee Assistance Program; CPR training; Email help for Microsoft products; Take Our Children to Work Day; International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • March 4 (PDF): Employee Giving Program applications; Employee tax receipts; Disability access and awareness workshops; Email help for Microsoft products; 2011 Customer Service Guide; Puget Sound stormwater survey
  • Feb. 24 (PDF): Transit changes; Justice at Work open house; Race and the Criminal Justice System forum; Effective records management
  • Jan. 21 (PDF): Chinook Building daycare enrollment; Records Management Lunch and Learns; Microsoft enterprise agreement; Microsoft home use program; 2011 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; Disability workshops
  • Jan. 16 (PDF): Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; IRS rate increase; Chinook conference room name changes; Social media policy; Ethics quiz; Public disability access liaison


  • Dec. 30 (PDF): Annual Giving Drive celebration; Open enrollment for PERS 2; Employee Assistance Program
  • Dec. 16 (PDF): Employee Assistance Program; Goat Hill Garage parking rates; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; Records Management lunch and learns; Translation resources; Paperless payroll
  • December 2 (PDF): Direct deposit sign up; 2011 Customer Service Guide; Bake sale for Northwest Harvest; Ethics of gift giving; Artist survey; CPR training
  • Nov. 3 (PDF): Veterans Day program; Holiday bake and craft bazaar; Onsite flu shots
  • Oct. 28 (PDF): How Title VI affects your work; Small contractors and suppliers informational forum; Fundraising in the workplace; Computer security tip
  • Oct. 21 (PDF): Food drive; Employee water rescue; Budget survey; Archives fair; Computer security tip; Sounders tickets; Seahawks tickets
  • Oct. 15 (PDF): Ethics quiz; Ballot return; Disability language workshop; Social media summary; Employee Giving Program expo winners; Archives open house; 4Culture exhibition; Computer security tip
  • Sept. 29 (PDF): Effective records management; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration; Salmon watching; County financial report; Open data website; Computer security tip; Microsoft users group; County style guide; Seahawks tickets; King County onsite activity centers