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Employment 

June 30, 2020
My Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19—Now What?

June 25, 2020
What's Next for Employers in the Era of COVID-19? Face Coverings, Accommodations, and More

June 12, 2020
Job Protections for High-Risk Workers Extended to August 1, 2020

June 5, 2020
King County Approved for Modified Phase 1 Reopening

May 28, 2020
Experience Ratings and COVID-19: Take Action to Keep Your Unemployment Premiums Down

May 15, 2020
Protect Your Business and Employees From Massive Unemployment Fraud in Washington State

May 14, 2020
Considering Employee Layoffs? Keep These Key Provisions in Mind

May 12, 2020
Phasing Back to Work: Unemployment Benefits and Return-to-the-Workplace Issues

May 7, 2020
The WARN Act: What Is It and Who Must Comply With It?

May 5, 2020
What Washington's Phased Reopening Means for Employers

May 5, 2020
New COVID-19 Symptoms to Add to Workplace Symptom Screenings

April 23, 2020
EEOC Greenlights COVID-19 Testing Before Entering Workplace

April 16, 2020
Washington State Orders Job Protections for 'High-Risk' Employees

April 9, 2020
Seattle PSST; CDC Guidance for Essential Workers; More Details About FFCRA Leave

April 2, 2020
Planning to Claim Tax Credits Under the FFCRA? Here's What You Need To Know

April 1, 2020
An Employers' Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

April 1, 2020
COVID-19 and Unemployment Insurance: What's New in Washington

April 1, 2020
Form I-9 Compliance Goes Virtual

April 1, 2020
Employee Retention Tax Credit Under the CARES Act

March 31, 2020
What Are My OSHA Obligations if an Employee Was Exposed to COVID-19 at Work?

March 27, 2020
New Act Gives Employers Payroll Tax Deferral & Refund Possibilities

March 27, 2020
DOL Releases FFCRA Poster for Employers/Waiting Period and Job Search Requirements Eliminated for Unemployment Applications

March 24, 2020
How Does Washington's Stay Home—Stay Healthy Order Affect my Business?

March 20, 2020
Emergency Measures for Washington Food, Beverage, and Other Businesses

March 19, 2020
What Employers Need to Know About the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, HR 6201

March 3, 2020
An Employers' Guide to Navigating the Coronavirus

Business 

April 3, 2020
Find Your Way to SBA Financing

March 31, 2020
Overview of the 'Paycheck Protection Program' Under the CARES Act

March 24, 2020
Contracts vs. COVID-19: Force Majeure to the Rescue?

March 23, 2020
Low-Interest SBA Loans Available for Washington State Small Businesses/Non-Profits Harmed by COVID-19 (and Stabilization Fund Grants for Small Businesses located in the City of Seattle too!)

Agriculture 

May 26, 2020
USDA Begins Accepting Applications for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Relief Funding May 26, 2020

April 24, 2020
Agricultural Employers Are Now Eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Emergency Grants

April 17, 2020
New Agriculture Industry Guidance Spells Out Safety and Health Requirements During Pandemic

March 20, 2020
Agricultural Employment is Essential – Ready Your Work Force for Continued Operations in the Face of COVID-19

Real Estate 

April 17, 2020
Gov. Inslee Amends Moratorium on Evictions and Prohibits Commercial Rent Increases on Tenants Impacted by COVID-19

April 13, 2020
IRS Extends 1031 Exchange Deadlines

April 3, 2020
What the Eviction Moratorium Means for Landlords and Tenants

March 27, 2020
How Does Washington's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Proclamation Affect Construction Activities in Washington?

March 25, 2020
Co-Tenancy Clauses, COVID-19 and Force Majeure

Estate Planning 

March 26, 2020
Estate Planning in the Time of COVID-19

Insurance

March 26, 2020
Business Interruption Coverage and COVID-19

Banking/Financial Services

April 30, 2020
Picking Up the Pieces in a Post-Pandemic World

March 27, 2020
What Financial Institutions Need to Know Right Now About the New CARES Act

Litigation

April 6, 2020
Chief Justice Approves Remote Depositions Upon Request by Stokes Lawrence Client, Washington Court Reporters Association


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