Washington State's recent restrictions on non-compete contracts won’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2020, but employees potentially affected by the changes should start learning about their new rights. Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in May, the “Non-Compete Act” offers new flexibility and prote...
The landmark reforms of California’s gig economy that ruffled the feathers of Uber, Lyft and other app-based companies last week has emboldened lawmakers in Washington and other states to enact similar worker protection laws. “It’s not just a bright idea from left field,” Washington State...