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Washington’s New Statutory Wage Lien: How Wage Liens Impact Secured Creditors’ Rights
To read all five installments of this wage lien series, click here. Washington’s recently enacted Washington Wage Recovery Act, SB 5355 (the “Act”), creates a new statutory lien for employees’ unpaid wage claims against their employers. The Act has...
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Washington’s New Statutory Wage Lien: How Wage Liens Are Extinguished, Released, and Contested
To read all five installments of this wage lien series, click here. Washington’s recently enacted Washington Wage Recovery Act, SB 5355 (the “Act”) creates a new statutory lien for employees’ unpaid wage claims against their employers. The Act has s...
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Washington’s New Statutory Wage Lien: How Wage Liens Are Established and Foreclosed
To read all five installments of this wage lien series, click here. Washington’s recently enacted legislation, the Washington Wage Recovery Act, SB 5355 (the “Act”), creates a new statutory lien for employees’ unpaid wage claims against their employ...
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Washington’s New Statutory Wage Lien: Who and What Property is Impacted
To read all five installments of this wage lien series, click here. On April 16, 2021, the Washington Wage Recovery Act, SB 5355 (the “Act”) was signed into law. The Act has significant implications for employees, employers, and secured lenders. In...
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Washington Creates New Statutory Lien for Employee Wage Claims
To read all five installments of this wage lien series, click here. On April 16, 2021, the Washington Wage Recovery Act, SB 5355 (the “Act”) was signed into law. The Act creates a new statutory lien for employees’ unpaid wage claims against their em...
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Significant Amendments to Washington Homestead Exemption Signed Into Law
On May 12, 2021, Governor Jay Inslee signed SB 5408, enacting a significant increase in Washington’s homestead exemption. The legislation includes other important revisions addressing the treatment of homestead appreciation during a bankruptcy and th...
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