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The ABCs of Employee Leave Related to Their Children’s Schools Implementing Distance Learning
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. When schools closed or went remote in April 2020, parents and their employers had to suddenly figure out how to handle a situation where both employees and their children were home full...
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Attention Employers: Washington Governor Mandates New Protections for High-Risk Employees During COVID-19 Pandemic
For a printable PDF version of this article, please click here. Originally published: April 15, 2020Proclamation extended: June 12, 2020 UPDATE: August 3, 2020This proclamation has been extended until revoked, or until the State of Emergency...
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COVID-19 Employer Alert: Potential Public Health Notification Requirements
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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OSHA Issues Revised Guidance Increasing Employers' Obligations Regarding COVID-19 Recordkeeping Requirements
More than two months have passed since the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic, causing economies around the world to abruptly grind to a seeming halt. Although the fight against COVID-19 and the process of economic...
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Special Employment Law Considerations for the Remote Workplace
As offices close or significantly reduce operations due to COVID-19 and the myriad of Stay Home/Shelter in Place government orders, many West Coast employers and employees are waking up to a new reality: remote working (or telecommuting). But prior...
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