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The Queen of Skagit County
Aug 05, 2020
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Life Is Precious Recently, I received a call from Cheryl Bishop’s beloved nephew Doug Noblet sadly advising me that Cheryl had passed away suddenly from complications from a recent surgery. She was just 71 years old—too young by any measure. Cheryl h...
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COVID-19 Employer Alert: Potential Public Health Notification Requirements
Jul 17, 2020
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For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. Whether a business has remained in operation from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic or has only recently begun to reopen its workplace, the general guidance in the Pacific Northwes...
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A Roadmap for Reopening Workplaces in Washington and Oregon During COVID-19
Originally Published: May 19, 2020Last Updated: June 30, 2020 Many businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest will soon start the process of phased reopening or have already reopened to some extent. This requires employers to take new measures to p...
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REMINDER: New Pay Requirements—and Opportunities—Under the Washington Exempt Computer Professionals Begin July 1, 2020
To be exempt from overtime under the Executive, Administrative, or Professional (EAP) exemptions under both federal and state law, an employee’s duties must meet a “duties test” and they must also be paid in a specified manner and a minimum amount, u...
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Reopening Heritage Organizations: Document, Document, Document
Jun 18, 2020
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Miller Nash Graham & Dunn partner Seth Row was quoted in a recent article by Oregon Heritage titled “Reopening Heritage Organizations: Document, Document, Document.”  The article offers guidance for heritage organizations as t...
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LGBTQ+ Victory: Considerations for Employers After Supreme Court Holds that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Jun 15, 2020
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On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII") prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender employees. The case, Bostock v. Clayton County, can be found here. The Cou...
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