Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) is a new federal law that provides expanded protections for pregnant workers to seek reasonable accommodations through their employer.
Tag Archive: Employee Compensation
On July 1, 2020, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (“L&I”) updated the criteria for an exempt employee. These workers may include executive, administrative, and professional employees, as well as outside salespeople and computer professionals. Washington’s overtime exemption rules generally require these “white-collar” employees to meet a three-part test to be exempt: the... View Article
A common belief is that employees are the business’s greatest asset and greatest liability. While employees are critical to business success, being an employer is becoming more complex by the day. One area of concern, which can become very expensive if not done correctly, is employee pay. Failure in properly paying your employees can potentially... View Article
Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber have announced stock ownership opportunities for their drivers as part of their IPOs this spring. In an effort to build driver loyalty, the programs offer the drivers cash bonuses that allow them to subscribe to shares of the company’s stock in advance of the IPO. This is an unusual structure... View Article
Blog by Associate Attorney, Lauren Burgon Compensation is compensation, right? It’s wages, salary and bonuses. It’s matching contributions to a 401K, or providing health insurance. It’s money out the door that benefits employees. Not always. There are many different forms that compensation can take, and not all of them result in cash out the door... View Article