Tag: Washington


Seattle Passes Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance

December 15, 2021


In a growing trend of increasing workplace protections for independent contractors, the Seattle City Council has passed the “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance,” aimed at increasing pay transparency for the ever-growing gig workforce. The ordinance goes into effect Sept. 1, 2022. […]


Why Long-Term Care Is Taking Center Stage

August 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There’s a recent major development in the insurance world you may not have heard of yet: Washington just became the first state in the nation to develop legislation that makes long-term care affordable for its workers. Called “WA Cares,” this […]


Washington Law Limiting Noncompetes Takes Effect January 1

December 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Washington’s new law significantly restricting employers’ use of noncompetition agreements takes effect January 1, 2020. In addition to limiting the use of noncompetes, the law provides for generous damages when an individual successfully claims a noncompete is unenforceable. The new […]

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Freelance Workers Could Make Up Your Entire Workforce Soon

October 25, 2019

Via: HR Hero

A recent article on LinkedIn highlights the growing trend of using telecommuting as an employee benefit. More and more job candidates are negotiating the opportunity to work from home at least 1 day (or more) a week. As remote work […]