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602-199-076:THE STRANGER

Site:Index Newspapers LLC, Tax Year:2008

Business Information
Name of Business as Registered: THE STRANGER
UBI Number used with Department of Employment Security
(if this number differs from Revenue's Tax Registration Number)
020586088
Total number of employees statewide (as reported to
Employment Security) on December 31, 2008
54
Employment Security Reference Number(s)
192141000
Check this box if you are a tooling manufacturer.
Check this box if you have no sites in Washington
Check this box if you have no business sites and no employees in Washington State.
How many manufacturing sites do you have in Washington that were supported by tax incentives during this calendar year?
1
Selected Incentives:
Newspaper Industry Incentive
Manufacturing Site Details
Site Name:
Index Newspapers LLC
Contact Name:
Address line 1
1535 11th Ave, 3rd Floor
Address line 2
City
Seattle
Zip
98122
State
WA
Email Address
Daytime phone
Fax
Activity begin date
5/1/2002
mm/dd/yyyy
Activity end date

mm/dd/yyyy
SECTION 1a - EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Percentage of activities reflected in this report supported by tax incentives: 100.0%
OCCUPATIONS/STANDARD OCCUPATION CODE 1
Total no. of employees in this occupation
2a
Minimum Wage - $10(%)
2b
$10.01 - $15(%)
2c
$15.01 - $20(%)
2d
$20.01 - $30(%)
2e
$30.01 & Over(%)
Management 13 0.0 0.0 0.0 53.0 47.0
Business, financial, and legal operations 3 0.0 0.0 34.0 66.0 0.0
Computer, mathematical, architecture, and engineering 2 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0
Life, physical, and social science 0
Community and social services 0
Education, training, and library 0
Healthcare practitioners, technical, and support 0
Protective services, building, and grounds maintenance 0
Sales and service 13 0.0 9.0 30.0 46.0 15.0
Office and administrative support 28 0.0 25.0 50.0 21.0 4.0
Construction and extraction 0
Installation, maintenance, and repair 0
Production, non-construction trades, and craft 0
Transportation and material moving 0
Other (forest, fishery, agriculture, military, arts, entertainment, and media) 0


OCCUPATIONS/STANDARD OCCUPATION CODE 3a
Full-Time Employees(%)
3b
Part-Time Employees(%)
3c
Temporary Employees(%)
4
Medical Benefits % Eligible
5
Retirement Benefits % Eligible
Management 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Business, financial, and legal operations 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Computer, mathematical, architecture, and engineering 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Life, physical, and social science
Community and social services
Education, training, and library
Healthcare practitioners, technical, and support
Protective services, building, and grounds maintenance
Sales and service 100.0 0.0 0.0 92.0 92.0
Office and administrative support 97.0 3.0 0.0 97.0 97.0
Construction and extraction
Installation, maintenance, and repair
Production, non-construction trades, and craft
Transportation and material moving
Other (forest, fishery, agriculture, military, arts, entertainment, and media)
SECTION 1b - TEMPORARY STAFFING

1. What is the total number of persons obtained through temporary staffing firms? 0

2. What are the top three occupational codes in which those workers were placed?

1.

2.

3.

3. What is the average duration of temporary employees? Not Applicable

SECTION 2a - MEDICAL PLANS No Medical Plans Offered:



Description of Medical Plan (Fee for service, HMO, PPO, Taft-Hartley, etc.)
PPO or DMO
Eligible Enrolled Part Time Eligible Avg Premium Paid Avg Emp Contrib Dependents Addtl Premium
97.0% 83.0% 25.0% $ 76.88

Is service covered under plan? Co-Pay/Co-Insurance Amount of Co-Pay/Co-Insurance per Use Deductible Annual Deductible per Employee and Spouse/Dependents Other (explain)
Primary Care Provider Services
Yes
Yes $25.00
and/or
20.0%
Yes over $250
Hospital Services
Yes
Yes $100.00
and/or
20.0%
No over $250 ER visits are $100 co-pay with 20% co-insurance, Hospital care visits are 20% co-insurance with deductible, and Urgent care is $50 co-pay, with 20%.
Prescription Drug Benefit
Yes
Yes $20.00
and/or
%
No $20 copay for generic, $30 copay for formulary brand-name drugs, $50 copay for non-formulary brand-named drugs, up to 30 day supply. Double that for mail order up to a 31-90 day supply.
SECTION 2b - DENTAL PLANS No Dental Plans Offered:


Description of Dental Plan (Fee for service, HMO, PPO, Taft-Hartley, ect.)
PPO or DMO
Eligible Enrolled Part-time Eligible Premium Paid
97.0% 84.0% 22.0%
Employer Monthly Rate Annual Maximum Benefit and/or Unlimited Benefit
$40.48 $1,000.00
SECTION 3 - RETIREMENT BENEFITS No Retirement Plans Offered:


Name: SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees) IRA
Description: A SIMPLE IRA plan is an IRA-based plan that gives small employers a simplified method to make contributions toward their employees' retirement and their own retirement. Under a SIMPLE IRA plan, employees may choose to make salary reduction contributions and the employer makes matching or non-elective contributions. All contributions are made directly to an Individual Retirement Account or Individual Retirement Annuity (IRA) set up for each employee (a SIMPLE IRA).
Eligible: 97.0%
Enrolled: 23.0%
Max Contribution: $10,500.00 and/or %
Type: Contribution
SECTION 4 - ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR ALUMINUM SMELTERS AND ELECTROLYTIC PROCESSING

For an aluminum smelter, what is the quantity of aluminum smelted at the manufacturing site during the calendar year covered by the report?

metric tons (MT = 2204.62 lbs).

For a chlor-alkali electrolytic processing business or sodium chlorate electrolytic processing business, what is the quantity of product produced at the manufacturing site during the calendar year covered by the report?

tons (2000 lbs).

For an aluminum smelter, chlor-alkali electrolytic processing business, or sodium chlorate electrolytic processing business:
What was your actual total employment at the manufacturing site for:

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

What is the number of employment positions affected or to be affected by any employment reductions that have been publicly announced during the sixty-day period preceding the date this report is submitted?

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