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The When and Why of Employer Drug Testing

November 30, 2020

Employers should review their positions within the company to understand if drug testing is necessary. It is not uncommon for employers to require new employees to pass a pre-employment drug […]

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Employee Opioid Use and EEOC Guidance

November 30, 2020

In recent years, the U.S. has experienced an increase in substance abuse, particularly related to opioid use and addiction. Employers dealing with substance abuse issues face challenges that are exacerbated […]

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ADA and the Interactive Process

August 3, 2020

Whether a company of 15 or 15,000 the ADA and the interactive process can be complicated, time-consuming, and confusing, particularly for those not dedicated to the complexities of the law […]

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Maintaining Privacy & Confidentiality

March 26, 2020

The onslaught of individuals receiving testing and the quick spread of COVID-19, as well as constant media coverage of the virus, has made the pandemic a constant source of conversation […]

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Wage & Hour Issues During a Pandemic

March 26, 2020

The current global pandemic has all of us working in unchartered territory and working on creative solutions that allow us to continue to serve our customers and provide for our […]

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Benefits for Employees Affected by COVID-19

March 26, 2020

There are many employer-provided as well as state and federal benefits and protections provided to employees which may be used by affected workers. Benefits include: Sick Leave/Vacation/PTO: Employees may have […]

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WA Issues Employment Security Emergency Rules

March 26, 2020

Washington’s Emergency Rules In response to the overwhelming need for unemployment benefits as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Washington has enacted emergency rules to allow for faster access […]

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