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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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Continued Uncertainty Regarding Proof of Water Availability Necessary to Obtain a Permit Follows Whatcom County v. Hirst
Last October in Whatcom County v. Hirst, the Washington Supreme Court held that each county must ensure that there is an adequate water supply before it approves a project permit. The Hirst decision upset the existing process by which a county would...
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