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Resources for Contracts & Insurance Coverage That May Be Impacted By the COVID-19 Outbreak

In the wake of the current COVID-19 crisis, businesses have invariably begun to wonder what kind of recourse they might have if they suffer losses or are …

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CH& COVID-19 Response

To our clients: Our community is facing unprecedented challenges due to the impact of COVID-19.  As this situation develops, we will all continue to face issues that …

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Resources to Support Your Employees During the COVID-19 Outbreak

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, many clients have asked us about what benefits may be available to employees under certain scenarios. Does Washington’s Paid Family …

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Client Alert: It’s About (Over)time – The Sequel

Washington State implements new “overtime rules” that may effect the exempt status of thousands of Washington State employees As avid subscribers to CH& employment updates, you recently …

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Client Alert: It’s About (Over)time – New U.S. DOL Rule Raises Minimum Salary for Exempt Employees

Effective January 1, 2020: Exempt employees that earn less than $35,568 per year will be entitled to overtime under the new U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) “overtime …

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Client Alert: California Consumer Privacy Act Establishes Additional Data Security and Privacy Requirements

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) of 2018 establishes new widespread data security and privacy requirements that are designed to protect consumers. Due to the broad nature …

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Client Alert: Oregon State Legislature Modifies Law on Non-Compete Agreements

This new restriction adds to Oregon’s existing noncompete statute (ORS 653.295), which requires that:

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The Seattle Metro Area Ranked High Among of the 30 Largest Metro Areas in Smart Growth America/LOCUS Report “Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros”

The report was released and explained by Chris Leinberger, Research Professor and Chair of the Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis at the George Washington University School of Business, and deliberated at great length with Calvin Gladney, President and CEO of Smart Growth America, and Doug Ressler, Research and Business Intelligence Manager at Yardi Matrix.