[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...
[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...
[caption id="attachment_49906" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/wildpixel[/caption] Emery Reddy secured a $150,000 settlement for a former Everett Community College (EvCC) employee who was fired after amid a discrimination investigation following her workplace injury. ...
[caption id="attachment_49171" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Photo credit: iStockphoto.com/Pixel_away[/caption] Since the nationwide rollout of coronavirus vaccines less than eight months ago, government agencies and health officials have used virtually every tool at their disposal – short of ...