So what IS the deal with the new Washington State Paid Sick Leave Law?
Well, for some Washington employers, the new Paid Sick Leave Law is not much of a “deal” at all. For others, the new requirements won’t have much, if any, impact on them. However, the new burden of revising and administering their sick-leave and PTO policies is bound to cost them a lot, at least indirectly.
Whatever the case…It’s here! Don’t fear! Get used to it!
Employers, maybe this post will help. (Read more…)
This weekend my family and I went on a motorcycle ride and I failed to apply sunscreen before we took off, leaving me with a few very odd looking red and purple spots on my hands. Over the past few days I’ve noticed clients glancing at the odd shapes on my hands that look like I was in some freak accident. Yes, indeed I was, I accidentally thought I didn’t need sunscreen and I was (painfully) wrong. (Read more…)
Since the good people of Washington state voted to legalize recreational use of Marijuana beginning at the end of 2012, employers in the Evergreen State have been dazed and confused about their rights. Unsure about whether or not they can rightfully prohibit the use of pot by their employees, or if they must allow them to indulge on their own time, employers are left in a haze. (Read more…)