Feb
8
Wed
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
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 Standards program at L&I. Our Employment Standards Outreach team will begin with a 45-minute presentation on topics such as:

  • Wage requirements
  • Tracking hours of work & recordkeeping requirements
  • Minimum wage, overtime and tips
  • Paid sick leave and other protected leave requirements
  • Employee protections from retaliation and discrimination
  • Agricultural employment
  • Youth employment
  • Workplace rights complaint process

Sign up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select L&I: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights from the Event Title drop down menu.)

The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

Upon registration, you will receive additional information on how to access the webinar.

If these dates and times do not fit your schedule, please email us at: . We would be happy to schedule a personalized webinar for you or your business.

Interpretation services for these sessions can be provided at no cost to you when you request them ahead of time. You can contact Luz Gonzalez-Virgen at  or 360-789-5287 to request interpretation services.

También tenemos este seminario web disponible en español.

Feb
9
Thu
L&I WEBINAR: Isolated Worker Protections
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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**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 assault and sexual harassment against certain isolated workers in the hospitality, janitorial, and security industries. This webinar will help employers and workers determine if they are impacted by this law, go over all the requirements of employers with isolated workers, and provide attendees with additional informational resources.
The webinar will be a presentation by the Isolated Worker Specialist from L&I’s Employment Standards program, which includes the opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

Interpretation services for these sessions can be provided at no cost to you when you request them ahead of time. You can contact Luz Gonzalez-Virgen at  or 360-789-5287 to request interpretation services.

Sign up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select Isolated Worker Protections from the Event Title drop-down menu.)

The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session.

Upon registration, you will receive additional information on how to access the webinar.

L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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**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 wage or salary ranges, benefits, and other compensation in their job postings, due to the passage of Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5761.

The webinar will be a 60-minute presentation by an Equal Pay specialist from L&I’s Employment Standards program, and includes the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

The webinar will cover:

  • An overview of employee and job applicant protections under the law
  • Employer requirements for job postings that take effect Jan. 1
  • L&I’s enforcement and investigation process, including changes to the complaint form
  • Employer resources

Sign-up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select Equal Pay & Opportunities Act from the Event Title drop-down menu.)

 

Feb
15
Wed
L&I WEBINAR: WHITE COLLAR (EAP) OVERTIME EXEMPTIONS
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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**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. 1, 2022. These updates are to the exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional workers, as well as outside salespeople and computer professionals.

In this webinar, you will learn about the overtime rules, including the job duties tests for each exemption category and the newly updated minimum salary threshold an exempt employee must earn to qualify for exemption from the protections of the state Minimum Wage Act.

Each webinar will begin with a 45-minute presentation by outreach specialists from L&I’s Employment Standards program, followed by 30 minutes for questions and answers.

Interpretation services for these sessions can be provided at no cost to you when you request them ahead of time. You can contact Luz Gonzalez-Virgen at  or 360-789-5287 to request interpretation services.

Sign up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select White Collar (EAP) Overtime Exemptions from the Event Title drop down menu.)

The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

Upon registration, you will receive additional information on how to access the webinar.

Feb
16
Thu
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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**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 wage or salary ranges, benefits, and other compensation in their job postings, due to the passage of Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5761.

The webinar will be a 60-minute presentation by an Equal Pay specialist from L&I’s Employment Standards program, and includes the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

The webinar will cover:

  • An overview of employee and job applicant protections under the law
  • Employer requirements for job postings that take effect Jan. 1
  • L&I’s enforcement and investigation process, including changes to the complaint form
  • Employer resources

Sign-up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select Equal Pay & Opportunities Act from the Event Title drop-down menu.)

 

Feb
22
Wed
Live webinar! Employment law update for the Washington hospitality industry–Tips and tricks for staying out of hot water in 2023, from Miller Nash
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 can take to help ensure compliance and minimize risk. They’ll also discuss the most common claims filed against employers in the hospitality industry and steps you can take to prevent costly litigation.

Topics include:

• The Silenced No More Act
• The Speak Out Act
• The Pump for Nursing Mothers Act
• Pay Transparency Law
• Meal and Rest Break Class Action litigation

Join us at 10 a.m., Feb. 22. Register here.

April Fredrickson is a partner at Miller Nash LLP and represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law.

David Worley is an attorney in Miller Nash’s employment & labor relations practice team.

Feb
25
Sat
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. Upon registration, attendees will be mailed a ServSafe Manager book to study prior to attending the class. The WHAEF closes registration for classes two weeks in advance of the class date to ensure each attendee has ample time to study.

The day of the class the attendee will receive approximately four hours of review of the ServSafe Manager materials. This information is presented through videos, PowerPoint presentations, time for Q&A and led by certified, industry experienced instructors.

The review is followed by the ServSafe Manager exam, proctored by the class instructor. The exam is multiple choice and available in multiple languages, large print and an instructor version are available for those interested in becoming a ServSafe instructor for their own establishment. The instructor exam is only available in English. A passing score is 75% regardless of the exam type.

Successful attendees will receive their ServSafe Manager certificates three to four weeks after the date of the class. Attendees who do not pass the exam can retake the course and exam up to three times in a 12 month period (additional fees for retakes will apply).

Accommodations are able to be made for those who need translators or have a disability.

Feb
27
Mon
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. Upon registration, attendees will be mailed a ServSafe Manager book to study prior to attending the class. The WHAEF closes registration for classes two weeks in advance of the class date to ensure each attendee has ample time to study.

The day of the class the attendee will receive approximately four hours of review of the ServSafe Manager materials. This information is presented through videos, PowerPoint presentations, time for Q&A and led by certified, industry experienced instructors.

The review is followed by the ServSafe Manager exam, proctored by the class instructor. The exam is multiple choice and available in multiple languages, large print and an instructor version are available for those interested in becoming a ServSafe instructor for their own establishment. The instructor exam is only available in English. A passing score is 75% regardless of the exam type.

Successful attendees will receive their ServSafe Manager certificates three to four weeks after the date of the class. Attendees who do not pass the exam can retake the course and exam up to three times in a 12 month period (additional fees for retakes will apply).

Accommodations are able to be made for those who need translators or have a disability.

Mar
1
Wed
L&I WEBINAR: Equal Pay and Opportunities Act
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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**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 wage or salary ranges, benefits, and other compensation in their job postings, due to the passage of Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5761.

The webinar will be a 60-minute presentation by an Equal Pay specialist from L&I’s Employment Standards program, and includes the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

The webinar will cover:

  • An overview of employee and job applicant protections under the law
  • Employer requirements for job postings that take effect Jan. 1
  • L&I’s enforcement and investigation process, including changes to the complaint form
  • Employer resources

Sign-up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select Equal Pay & Opportunities Act from the Event Title drop-down menu.)

 

Mar
8
Wed
L&I webinar: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
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 Standards program at L&I. Our Employment Standards Outreach team will begin with a 45-minute presentation on topics such as:

  • Wage requirements
  • Tracking hours of work & recordkeeping requirements
  • Minimum wage, overtime and tips
  • Paid sick leave and other protected leave requirements
  • Employee protections from retaliation and discrimination
  • Agricultural employment
  • Youth employment
  • Workplace rights complaint process

Sign up link:
https://www.lni.wa.gov/workshops-training (Select L&I: Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights from the Event Title drop down menu.)

The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

Upon registration, you will receive additional information on how to access the webinar.

If these dates and times do not fit your schedule, please email us at: . We would be happy to schedule a personalized webinar for you or your business.

Interpretation services for these sessions can be provided at no cost to you when you request them ahead of time. You can contact Luz Gonzalez-Virgen at  or 360-789-5287 to request interpretation services.

También tenemos este seminario web disponible en español.