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Seattle Attorneys Review Washington's New Noncompete Bill
In their bylined article for the Vancouver Business Journal titled "Noncompete bill presents new challenges for employers,"
United States
8 Aug 2019
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Web Exclusive: May 2019: The Top 17 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law.
United States
11 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Refuses To Extend State Wage-Hour Law To Offshore Drilling
By a unanimous 9-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today declined to extend California's wage-and-hour laws to employees working on offshore drilling platforms subject to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
United States
18 Jun 2019
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Washington's New Non-Compete Bill Brings Challenges For Employers
Finding that "workforce mobility is important to economic growth and development," Washington just passed a new law that will significantly restrict noncompetition agreements with both employees and...
United States
20 May 2019
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Seattle Attorneys Review Washington Paid Sick Leave Laws
Stephanie and Catharine explain that leave laws continue to be complex, but they urge employers to have a written policy on paid sick leave.
United States
11 Feb 2019
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Washington Paid Family And Medical Leave Is Imminent: Are You Ready?
Washington employers, get ready. Starting January 1, 2019, the state's Employment Security Department (ESD) will begin collecting premium payments from employers so the historic PFML program can be implemented.
United States
19 Dec 2018
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Seattle Attorney Discusses Rules For Hiring Temporary Holiday Workers
Catharine lists six steps for employers to take to help avoid the common legal pitfalls when hiring season workers.
United States
14 Dec 2018
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Web Exclusive - June 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented ...
United States
13 Jul 2018
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Workplace Law Update For Washington Employers, Summer 2018 Edition
Washington's lawmakers and regulators have not taken a summer holiday this year, remaining active by passing new regulations based on legislation from the last legislative cycle or reacting to new case law by creating new legal obligations.
United States
6 Jul 2018
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Web Exclusive: April 2018: The Top 13 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes all through 2017.
Worldwide
6 Apr 2018
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Washington Bars Sexual Harassment Nondisclosure Agreements
In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement, Washington employers will soon need to comply with two new laws aimed at preventing sexual harassment ...
United States
23 Mar 2018
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New Year's Surprise: Seattle Changes Paid Sick Leave Law At Last Minute
Washington employers are already under the gun to develop policies and practices to meet the requirements of the state's new paid sick law that takes effect on January 1, 2018.
United States
21 Dec 2017
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Feds Come Out Against Seattle's Law To Unionize Rideshare Drivers
The gig economy just got a strong ally in its fight to remain union-free: the federal government. The latest development in the ongoing saga involving an attempt to put into place ...
United States
20 Nov 2017
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Washington Employers: Prepare To Face New Workplace Laws
The past year has brought multiple new workplace laws that will require employers in Washington to change several key policies and procedures.
United States
28 Sep 2017
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ADA ‘Drive-By' Lawsuits Target Hospitality Employers
Across the country, plaintiffs' attorneys are targeting restaurants, bars, and retail establishments to bring claims for technical violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
1 Jun 2017
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Does Federal Wage Decision Bring A Sea Change To Offshore Operations?
A recent federal court decision may bring about a new wave of overtime claims by offshore workers, particularly those working within the territorial waters of Louisiana...
United States
10 May 2017
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April 2017: The 13 Biggest Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While it always seems to evolve at a rapid pace...
United States
10 May 2017
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Seattle's Attempt To Unionize On-Demand Economy Dealt First Blow
Not two weeks ago, we discussed several active court cases seeking to challenge the City of Seattle's first-of-its-kind ordinance aimed at unionizing ride-sharing drivers...
United States
12 Apr 2017
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Seattle City Council Passes Secure Scheduling Law
In keeping with its goal of pioneering workers' rights, Seattle's City Council passed its controversial Secure Scheduling Ordinance on September 19, 2016...
United States
23 Sep 2016
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The Unpredictability Of Seattle's Proposed Predictable Scheduling Law
In keeping with its goal of pioneering workers' rights, Seattle's City Council is expected to pass its Secure Scheduling Ordinance this fall, requiring certain retail and food establishments...
United States
13 Sep 2016
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