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Monday, April 14, 2014
Members Voice Opinions on Seattle’s Proposed Minimum Wage Increase »
At the beginning of April 2014, Washington Employers conducted a “spot survey” of its members in regards to Seattle’s prop...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Affirmative Action Rules Change For Returning Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities March 24 »
”Employers who derive any revenue from the Federal government need to understand the new affirmative action reporting req...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Washington Employers to Administer Washington Grower’s League Retrospective Rating Program »
Washington Employers announced today it has been selected as the third party administrator for the group retrospective ra...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Washington Employers helps its members receive up to 11.6 million in L&I refunds in 2013! »
Washington Employers announced today that it has refunded $130 million in the over 28 years of its retro program—witha rec...

e-Alerts
Monday, December 15, 2014
Employees May Use Employer's Mail System to Organize »
You learn your employees are trying to form a union and that your company email is being used as a means to set up organiz...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Easing Workplace Fears about Ebola »
The news reports of two U.S. healthcare workers stricken with Ebola while working in a Texas hospital has produced a certa...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Three recent U.S. Supreme Court Rulings affect Employer/Employee Rights »
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down three highly-anticipated rulings this week which have a direct effect on employers and...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Seattle Mayor Signs Historic $15 Minimum Wage Bill Today »
It is official! Seattle workers will enjoy the highest minimum wage in the nation. The Seattle City Council agreed to a p...

Workforce News
Monday, December 08, 2014
Final rule to protect workers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity »
A new rule prohibiting discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity in the federal contracting wo...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Three million workers injured on the job in 2013, OSHA reports »
Slightly more than 3.0 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 20...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Enrollment is retained by largest insurers in majority of states »
The three largest insurers in at least 30 states held at least 80% of the total enrollment in those states for the individ...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Workers’ comp rates increase for 2015 will be lower than first proposed »
The average increase in workers’ compensation premiums in 2015 will be less than half of the amount initially proposed. Mu...
Monday, December 01, 2014
Proposal on president’s mandated FLSA updates may come in February »
By Pamela Wolf, J.D. The Department of Labor expects to issue a proposed regulation in February 2015 that will reflect Pr...

Blog
Thursday, November 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
L&I Proposes 2.7% Rate Increase in 2014 »
The  State Department of Labor & Industries  has proposed a rate increase for 2014 of 2.7% on workers' compe...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
383 Ideas in 30 Minutes »
When teams are trying to solve problems, conflict often erupts. "Why are you shooting down all our ideas? Don’t be so...
Tuesday, August 06, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Personality at Work »
Did you know the  MBTI is seventy years old this year ? Many companies regularly use assessments like the MBTI to...
Monday, July 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
FMLA & the Employer’s Obligation »
Question: We have an employee who is going out on a three-week medical leave but he does not want to use his FMLA leave b...
Monday, July 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlling My Obstacles »
"I realized that I have more control over my obstacles than I could originally see.” Yesterday I taught Washington E...

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