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Stokes Law Briefs


Hiring: Job Descriptions and Interviews
May 7, 2019

For employers, hiring and terminating employees is a necessary part of running the business, but it can lead to problems if employers do not take steps to ensure that they follow proper policies and procedures. In this two-part series, Krista Nelson, covers best practices in hiring and terminations.

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Updated DOL Overtime Rules on Hold
Nov 30, 2016

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas granted a nationwide preliminary injunction that prevents new Department of Labor overtime rules from going into effect on December 1. Krista Nelson explains what employers should do now.

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What Do the New Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Increase Mean for Your Business?
Nov 11, 2016

On November 8, 2016, Washington voters approved mandatory sick leave for employees and a statewide minimum wage increase. Initiative 1433 passed with a 59 percent voter approval rate, according to the most recent election tally, and will require many Washington employers to make significant changes. Krista Nelson explains what steps employers should take to prepare for these changes.

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