Bellingham Herald By Daniel Schrager Updated May 1, 2024 As of May 1, Bellingham has a new citywide minimum wage. After a ballot measure passed last year, the city is raising its minimum wage to $17.28, a dollar more than the statewide rate. Here’s what you need to know about the new policy...
FTC’s Final Rule Will Generate Over 8,500 New Businesses Each Year, Raise Worker Wages, Lower Health Care Costs, And Boost Innovation Today, the Federal Trade Commission issued a final rule to promote competition by banning noncompetes nationwide, protecting the fundamental freedom of w...
Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to pay $2.9million to 1,853 employees across eight locations in Seattle as part of a settlement with the city over allegations of violating local rules on sick time and shift changes. Additionally, the fast-food chain will pay about $7,300 to the city of Seattl...
Isabella Christian knew something was wrong with her paychecks just months into working catering events at Royal India, a Kirkland restaurant and catering company. She wasn’t always paid on time. Sometimes she wasn’t paid at all, or her paychecks bounced. And she wasn’t the only employee exp...
Plum Baby Food Lawsuit If you purchased any of the Plum Baby Food products listed below from February 2015 to the present for household or business use (not for resale) you may have a case! Call Emery | Reddy today to speak with an experienced Intake Specialist to learn how we may be able to help ...
Grocery delivery company Instacart will pay nearly $750,000 to settle allegations it failed to comply with Seattle’s law mandating gig workers receive paid sick and safe time. The settlement came following an investigation by Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards. App-based companies like ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Legislation in Washington state known as the strippers’ bill of rights, which advocates say includes the most comprehensive statewide protections in the nation, was signed into law on Monday. Gov. Jay Inslee signed the measure, which creates safer working conditions for people...
TUMWATER — Rotschy LLC, Vancouver, Wash., is facing additional fines for child labor law violations after an investigation stemming from the catastrophic injury of a 16-year old worker on a construction site last summer. The teenage boy was using a walk-behind trencher when he was dragged under...
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