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15,000 WA businesses to receive restitution in labor poster scam

If so, you may be entitled to a refund plus interest. Two Florida-based companies were recently ordered to pay nearly $25 million in penalties and restitution in a labor poster scam targeting Washington businesses. As a reminder, association members don’t need to worry about getting labor posters – we send you a complimentary labor poster every year. Your 2023 labor poster will be in your mailbox soon.

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What you need to know about Washington’s new job posting requirements

Starting Jan. 1, 2023, employers with 15 or more employees will be required to include salary and benefits information in external and internal job postings. Head over to the members-only site to get a full recap of Catharine Morisset’s excellent webinar where she explains everything you need to know to comply with these recent amendments to the Equal Pay and Opportunities Act.

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[Toolkit] New laws and regulations businesses need to know for 2023

All employers will be required to report SOC codes or job titles starting with the fourth-quarter 2022 tax report for unemployment insurance. SOC is a federal coding system that helps government agencies and private businesses compare occupational data.

Learn more about SOC codes in our New in 2023 Toolkit featuring a webinar replay, slide deck and common industry SOC codes.

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/18/22

The upcoming CEO podcast is a discussion about the new wage and overtime threshold. The Washington State Department of Commerce is processing Working Washington 5 Grants. The Association’s Government Affairs Committee has made its decision on who to endorse. The full list of endorsements can be found on wahospitality.org.

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Feb
8
Wed
10:00 am L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
**Third party webinar** The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) invites you to attend our Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights webinar to learn about the workplace rules and regulations enforced by the Employment[...]
Feb
9
Thu
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Pro...
L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Pro...
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Protections
  **THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Isolated Worker Protections This is an educational webinar to inform employers and employees about RCW 49.60.515, which was enacted by the Washington state legislature in 2019 in an effort to prevent sexual[...]
2:00 pm L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
Feb
15
Wed
10:00 am L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) ...
L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) ...
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) OVERTIME EXEMPTIONS
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) invites you to attend a webinar about the overtime rules that took effect July 1,2020, and the updated salary thresholds that took effect Jan.[...]
Feb
16
Thu
9:00 am L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
Feb
22
Wed
10:00 am Live webinar! Employment law upd...
Live webinar! Employment law upd...
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Live webinar! Employment law update for the Washington hospitality industry--Tips and tricks for staying out of hot water in 2023, from Miller Nash
A new year brings new employment laws. April Fredrickson and Dave Worley of Miller Nash will discuss employment and labor laws that impact the hospitality industry in 2023. They will emphasize practical steps every employer[...]
Feb
25
Sat
8:30 am Spokane ServSafe Manager Class @ Mt. Spokane High School
Spokane ServSafe Manager Class @ Mt. Spokane High School
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Spokane ServSafe Manager Class @ Mt. Spokane High School
Registration deadline: Feb. 10 Attendees must register before the deadline. Walk-ins are not accepted and will be turned away.   Member: $160 Non-member: $230 Our ServSafe Manager classes are offered in a one-day review format.[...]
Feb
27
Mon
8:30 am Vancouver ServSafe Manager Class @ Bleu Door Bakery
Vancouver ServSafe Manager Class @ Bleu Door Bakery
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Vancouver ServSafe Manager Class @ Bleu Door Bakery
Registration deadline: Feb. 13 Attendees must register before the deadline. Walk-ins are not accepted and will be turned away.   Member: $160 Non-member: $230 Our ServSafe Manager classes are offered in a one-day review format.[...]
Mar
1
Wed
10:30 am L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Oppor...
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
**THIRD-PARTY WEBINAR** Job Posting Transparency – ESSB 5761 This is an educational webinar to inform employers about new job posting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2023. Employers with 15 or more employees must provide information on[...]
Mar
8
Wed
1:30 pm L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to W...
Mar 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
**Third party webinar** The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) invites you to attend our Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights webinar to learn about the workplace rules and regulations enforced by the Employment[...]

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