Beth Touschner

Beth Touschner is an Attorney for Archbright. Prior to joining Archbright, she practiced employment law in Seattle for over ten years. Beth represented clients in state and federal court litigation across Washington, focusing on discrimination, harassment, and whistleblower retaliation cases. As a Staff Attorney, Beth regularly advises members on state and federal leave laws, wage & hour matters, employee complaints and discipline, labor law, and COVID-19 regulations. She also conducts workplace investigations. Beth earned her B.A. from Ohio University and her J.D. and M.P.A. from the University of Akron. She is licensed to practice law in Washington.

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How Effective Are Wage Transparency Laws?

It’s been months since Washington enacted its pay transparency law, RCW 49.58.110, which amended the Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. The law requires employers with 15 or more employees to disclose the salary range or wage scale, along with a...

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Supreme Court Issues New Standard for Religious Accommodations

Update: In late June, the Archbright Blog told you about a case to watch out for, Groff v. DeJoy, from the Supreme Court’s October 2022 term. It was...

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Adopting an E-Signature Policy Provides Clarity to Employees and Protection for Employers

As we near the end of the year and employers check what policies and practices might need to be added, amended, or clarified, they often overlook...

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Confidentiality During Workplace Investigations in Washington

The Washington law called the Silenced No More Act went into effect on June 9, 2022. The Act prohibits confidentiality, nondisclosure, and non...

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