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Get to Know Tasha Darling, Archbright’s Director of HR Consulting

Tasha Darling is Archbright’s Director of HR Consulting. She works with members to strategize, innovate, and implement HR solutions and provide advice, consultation, and support on various HR issues. Tasha joined Archbright in 2018 with 21 years of HR leadership experience in various industries. We sat down with her...
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Risks, Benefits, and Possible Legal Issues When Considering a Biometric Time Clock

Biometrics are unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints and facial features, which employers can use for automated recognition for identification and access control purposes. In the workplace, biometrics can assist in providing confidential spaces within secure workplaces. For example, in our new...
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Experience Modification Rate–What Employers in Washington Need to Know

In Washington State, the workers’ compensation insurance landscape is unique compared to the rest of the country. Almost all employers with operations in the state must have a workers’ compensation account registered with the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) and pay their insurance premiums...
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Four Tips for Employers Dealing with Drug or Alcohol Use in the Workplace

With more employees working remotely, reports have shown that there has been an increase in substance abuse during work hours. Whether it is due to difficult home conditions that have brought on a drinking problem, the stress of the pandemic, or the increased availability of alcohol throughout the workday, employers...

Juneteenth: Its Significance and How to Recognize the Holiday at Work

Juneteenth, celebrated each year on June 19, is a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which officially established that all enslaved people “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” However, slavery continued in...
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How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in the Workplace

The devastating school shooting at Uvalde, Texas, has caused many to ponder the likelihood of a mass shooting in a location where they spend time, such as work or school. The tragedy has prompted nationwide discussions about violence prevention, mental health resources, and survival strategies if a mass shooting...

Get Rewarded with ReClaim

If you don’t currently qualify for the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) Retrospective Rating program (otherwise knowns as Retro) , you can qualify for Archbright’s ReClaim. And if you’re not participating in ReClaim, you’re missing an opportunity to add to your bottom line.
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Unique Considerations for Hiring Teenagers This Summer

As summer is fast approaching, many employers tap into a newly available talent pool for their seasonal positions – teenagers on summer break from school. Summer jobs can be a win-win solution for employers and young workers alike. Employers can fill open hourly positions that have been difficult to recruit for in...
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