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Are You Preparing for Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave?
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

By the end of this year, employers with employees in the state of Washington must be ready to comply with last summer’s newly-enacted a paid family


Insurance Adjuster Employed by an Insurance Company May Be Liable for Bad Faith in Washington
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

As a general proposition, an adjuster working for an insurance company is not subject to personal liability under the common law or under state


Washington State Amends Domestic Violence Leave Law
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

Effective June 7, 2018, Washington State amended its domestic violence leave law to require employers to provide reasonable safety accommodations to


States Regulating PFAS in Food Packaging: What You Need to Know Now
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

Last month, Washington state enacted a new law, making it the first in the country to ban the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or


Washington’s New Pay Equity Law Creates More Stringent Requirements for Employers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

On March 21, 2018, Governor Inslee signed into law House Bill 1506, an amendment to Washington's Equal Pay Act that significantly expands protections


Salary History is Not a Permitted ‘Factor Other Than Sex’ under Equal Pay Act, Ninth Circuit Holds
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 10 2018

Prior salary alone or in combination with other factors cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees under the Equal Pay Act


Washington expands the state’s Service Member’s Civil Relief Act
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

On March 22, the Washington governor signed HB 1056, which amends the Washington Service Member’s Civil Relief Act (WSCRA) to update the definition


Washington governor enacts bill to provide student loan debt relief
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

On March 22, the Washington governor signed HB 1169, which establishes the student opportunity, assistance, and relief act to address student loan


Individual Claim Adjuster Is Subject To Bad Faith and Consumer Protection Lawsuit
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

A Washington appeals court recently permitted claims to be brought against an individual insurance claim adjuster for (1) insurance bad faith, and (2


Washington Court of Appeals Dismisses Oregon Contractor’s Collection Action for Failure to Strictly Comply With Registration Requirements
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • April 3 2018

In an unpublished opinion filed April 3, 2018, in HNS, Inc. v. Eagle Rock Quarry, et al., Cause No. 34695-1-III, Division Three of the Washington