The Social Security Administration has resumed issuing what is officially called an "Employer Correction Request Notice," but are commonly referred to as "no-match letters." Sarah Wixson offers guidelines for how to respond if you receive one of these letters.
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The Washington Supreme Court ruled that Washington law requires agricultural employers to pay piece workers a separate hourly wage for time spent performing "activities outside the scope of piece-rate picking work." Sarah Wixson explains what ag employers should do next.
On January 4, 2018, the prevailing wage rate to be paid to H-2A workers increases to $14.12 per hour in Washington. This post explains employers' requirements for hiring H-2A workers.
On January 1, 2018, Washington state's new I-1433 paid sick-leave requirements will take effect. Sarah Wixson explains what employers need to know.
The Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore Agriculture practice offers guidance for employers facing potential immigration raids.
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.