Employment-attorney-layoffs-WARN-Act-An-employee-picks-a-layoff-letter-from-an-envelope-iStock1355578214_photo-by-jadamprostore Within a week of acquiring Twitter in October 2022, billionaire Elon Musk made further headlines by firing several of Twitter’s leaders and announcing massive layoffs. As a result, several class action lawsuits were immediately leveled against Elon Musk and Twitter for violating the WARN Act. ... (Read More)
Client asks attorney about suing their employer for work-related injury How Long Do I Have to Sue for Work-Related Injuries?  It’s hard to know what your options are when you have a work-related injury. Although you can’t file a work-related injuries lawsuit against an employer with workers’ compensation insurance in Washington, you can file a workers’ compe... (Read More)
A redheaded woman dressed in a black hoodie smiles in a family photo of Sunny Taylor   In May 2022, the Emery Reddy team helped secure a $500,000 settlement for the family of Sunny Taylor, a longtime police officer with the Everett Police Department who died by suicide in 2020. In the wake of her tragic passing, her family opened an L&I claim for survivor benefits whi... (Read More)
Black woman holds two unequal stacks of gold coins in her fingers to illustrate wage gap - Equal Pay Employment Attorneys Emery Reddy FAQ about Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act Recent changes to the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act (EPOA) now requires employers to share the wage scale or salary range in all job postings, as well as a description of benefits offered to job seekers. In addition, employers are ... (Read More)
As summer temperatures begin to climb across Washington state, a new set of emergency worker protection rules issued by the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) are taking effect to protect workers during excessive heat warnings. The emergency rules, developed in reaction t... (Read More)