[caption id="attachment_56370" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/it:renaschild[/caption] After months of uncertainty around whether large employers would be required to vaccinate or test their employees on a weekly basis, the Supreme Court settled the matter by blocking...
[caption id="attachment_55722" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto/oatawa[/caption] Starbucks employees in Seattle are following the lead of colleagues in upstate New York who became the coffee company’s first employees to successfully unionize. Workers at the Starbucks at...
[caption id="attachment_55171" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/lakshmiprasad S[/caption] Government workers, health care employees and educators who forfeited their jobs rather than comply with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate were told not to...
[caption id="attachment_55026" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/SeventyFour[/caption] The American workforce is in the midst of a record number of resignations, with more than 4.4 million employees jumping ship in September, and more expected to follow. Globally, mor...
When choosing to hire an L&I attorney, it’s important to do your research. Many law firms will claim they’re the best for you, but not every firm is created equal. Hiring the wrong attorney means potentially losing your case or being the victim of malpractice. It’s important to veri...
[caption id="attachment_54041" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/scaliger[/caption] The Biden administration’s push to make COVID-19 vaccination or regular testing a requirement for employment across the country has hit a legal stumbling block in New Orleans, where a ...
[caption id="attachment_52915" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/JJ Gouin[/caption] Jobless benefits aren't guaranteed for Washington workers who quit or were fired from their jobs rather than comply with the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate, according to a report...
[caption id="attachment_52618" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/JanakaMaharageDharmasena[/caption] Vulnerable workers in Washington state have a new tool at their disposal in the fight against wage theft.  The Washington Wage Recovery Act, signed into law by Gov. Jay...
[caption id="attachment_52611" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/t-lorien[/caption] Workers in Washington’s agricultural industry will soon be eligible for one of the most basic labor protections in the nation: overtime pay.  Senate Bill 5172, signed into law by Gov...
[caption id="attachment_49171" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/Pixel_away[/caption] Nearly 10 months into an unprecedented nationwide immunization campaign against COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic is still raging in parts of the US. With only about 57% of the popula...