Registration Now Open for Supervisor Boot Camp!
January 29, 2019
Registration Now Open for Supervisor Boot Camp! Feb. 27th – March 1st | April 24th – 26th | Oct. 2nd – 5th Many supervisors are promoted into their positions without any formal training in supervision or management. Making the change from peer to the supervisor can be challenging for the employee and […]
Legal changes taking place in 2019
January 29, 2019
Employment law remains one of the most consistently changing areas of law, and 2019 is no exception. Notably, Washington is looking at several impactful changes that will affect employers within the state: Minimum Wage Increase As a reminder, the minimum wage increased in Washington on January 1, 2019 to $12.00. In 2020, the minimum wage […]
The new pay data reporting portion of the EEO-1 report has been indefinitely postponed.
August 30, 2017
The Office of Information Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) just announced that the new pay data reporting portion of the EEO-1 report has been indefinitely postponed. The previously approved EEO-1 form should be utilized to comply with the March 31, 2018 filing deadline. For additional details please view the announcement from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). As a reminder […]
New paid sick leave requirements drawing closer − rules process a chance for input in the INW
August 7, 2017
“New paid sick leave requirements drawing closer − rules process a chance for input in the Inland Northwest. Washington’s new mandatory paid sick leave law takes effect in less than six months, starting January 1, 2018. It’s a major change as a result of Initiative 1433, approved by voters last fall. The Department of Labor […]
Additional Leave May Be A Reasonable Accommodation
February 10, 2017
When managing an employee with a medical condition, the issues regularly implicate the FMLA or ADA – or both. It is critical that employers understand that even though an employee’s FMLA leave may have expired, the circumstances may require employers to consider an additional period of unpaid leave as a reasonable accommodation for an employee’s condition under […]