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Washington State COVID-19 Lockdown 2.0

by | November 16, 2020

In light of the expected (yet still alarming) rise in Washington state Covid-19 cases during this Fall season, Governor Jay Inslee announced on Sunday that new state-wide restrictions will be placed on business and other social activities to try and slow down Washington’s third wave of COVID-19 growth during the pandemic. Most of the restrictions... View Article

5 commonly missed annual business requirements

5 Commonly Missed Annual Business Requirements

by | October 29, 2020

Business leaders have a lot on their plates, especially as organizational goals and expectations shift during these uncertain times. As a result, it can be challenging to keep up with external and internal business compliance requirements. Missed annual business requirements can bring on fines and penalties, along with increasing your business’s risk of exposure to... View Article

What Does Phase II of the Safe Start Plan Mean for Your Business?

by | May 27, 2020

Business leaders have successfully adapted to their changing workplace & lifestyle, but confusion can loom over plans to reopen. As Washington nears the end of Phase I of Governor Inslee’s Safe Start Plan, business owners face a new challenge of reopening safely & meeting strict legal requirements. Questions around their ability to reopen, documenting and... View Article

Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

What Employers Need To Know About Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

by | December 10, 2019

Avoiding employee disputes and lawsuits is the goal of employers, but even effective best practices won’t reduce all risks. So how do employers avoid the inevitable cost of employee disputes and lawsuits? Enter mandatory arbitration agreements, which prevent employee disputes from going to court. These agreements are typically part of employment agreements or as separate... View Article

Defending Your Company’s Trade Secrets

by | September 17, 2019

As if losing employees wasn’t distressing enough, a former Google executive’s recent criminal indictment for trade secret misappropriation has served as a reminder as to how messy things can get if proper precautions are not taken. Often times, a business’s success is largely attributed to a trade secret – whether it’s a list of valuable... View Article