timothy emery receives best lawyers® 2024 award Congratulations to Timothy W. Emery for his inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation — Labor and Employment! Thank you @‌bestlawyers for this incredible recognition. Learn more about Timothy and his accolades today! Find out more about this honor at www.be... (Read More)
how to file and L&I claim In a recent social media poll we asked what YOU wanted to know about the L&I process. Your overwhelming response: How to File an L&I Claim! Read on to learn more from our experienced legal team. https://youtu.be/sYUHwsXO-qg   First, What Is An L&I Claim? An L&I claim... (Read More)
man hand calculator with graph on desk calculating cost of living adjustments In Washington State, one critical aspect that significantly impacts households is the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). In 2023, the COLA in Washington State underwent adjustments that impacted residents across various demographics. There will be updates in 2024. Under... (Read More)
Job search application on laptop JDSUPRA — Washington employers face a deluge of class actions alleging violations of the state’s Equal Pay and Opportunity Act (EPOA). Law firm Emery Reddy PLLC has filed 31 lawsuits since June, the majority in the last few weeks. Legislation came into force on January 1, 2023. High profil... (Read More)
White paper written "MINIMUM WAGE" with markers. Washington’s Minimum Wage Will Hit $16.28 Per Hour In 2024 The state minimum wage applies to workers age 16 and older. Under state law, employers can pay 85 percent of the minimum wage to workers ages 14-15. For 2024, the wage for that younger group will be $13.84 per hour. Exempt computer prog... (Read More)
Magnifying glass over the word evidence written on a sheet of paper. Data breaches have become increasingly prevalent in our digital age, leaving individuals and businesses vulnerable to the theft of sensitive information. In Washington State, as in many other jurisdictions, victims of data breaches have legal recourse to seek compensation for the damages incurred.... (Read More)