On June 11, 2020, a new Washington state law governing payment of bonus incentives and commission plans will go into effect. Rachael Wallace explains what the employer requirements will be under the new provisions.
Amy Alexander explains how the Employment Security Department's draft rules can offset the effect of COVID-19 job losses on unemployment premiums.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which is focused on providing direct relief to agricultural producers that have suffered price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19. Charissa Johnston and Michelle Mendoza explain how the program works and who is eligible.
Washington's Employment Security Department has seen a dramatic rise in fraudulent unemployment claims in the past several weeks. Amy Alexander and Aviva Kamm offer tips for employers to help protect their employees.
This is the second of a two-part series in which Duffy Romnor and Krista Slosburg explain the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act ("WARN Act"), and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act ("OWBPA").
As businesses begin to phase back to onsite operations, some employers are reporting that employees have expressed concerns about returning to work. Amy Alexander and Aviva Kamm offer guidelines for potential issues.