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New and Changing Laws on the Horizon As Washington Employers Prepare for 2024

The holiday season is in full swing, and HR professionals know that means it's crunch time to wrap up any necessary end-of-year tasks and prepare for new and changing employment laws. For Washington employers, 2024 brings a few notable changes that...

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The Power of Employee Engagement: Cultivating a Thriving Workplace

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, employee engagement has emerged as a critical factor in determining an organization's success. It's...

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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...

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Workers' Comp in Washington State: Five Common Questions

It is no secret that workers' compensation laws in Washington are complex—even a seemingly straightforward claim can become complicated under closer...

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Mentorship and Succession Planning: Perfect Partners

Business leaders often talk about the importance of succession planning and developing “bench strength” when discussing the future of their...

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Washington’s New Pre-Employment Marijuana Use and Testing Law

A new law was passed by the Washington legislature and signed by Governor Inslee in May 2023 that restricts employers’ ability to conduct...

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Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Wildfires, COVID Resurgence – Is your workplace ready for what's next?

From natural disasters to global pandemics, the challenges organizations face are evolving at an unprecedented rate. The need for emergency...

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The National Labor Relations Board’s Restrictions on Employer Work Rules Changes... Again

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) frequently reviews employer work rules in employee handbooks or other policies to determine...

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When to Schedule a Private Team Training: Considering the 4 Major Benefits

September is back-to-school time, and for employees, that means Archbright University! Archbright’s training experts have the opportunity to meet...

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You’re Probably Not Issuing FMLA Notices Correctly… And It May Cost You

Documentation requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are surprisingly complex—even more so than you might think. Because the...

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