What’s New for Washington Employers?
9:00 AM — 10:30 AM PST
The 2023 Washington legislative session has been a blockbuster. Shortly, Governor Inslee is expected to sign a number of important employment and privacy bills that will have immediate and long-term repercussions for both Washington employers and out-of-state companies doing business in Washington. Fisher Phillips invites you to join us for an informative program covering important Washington and Seattle legislative and legal updates.
New legislation to be covered:
- HB 1106 – Allowing employees who quit to care for vulnerable individuals to collect unemployment benefits
- HB 1068 – Empowering injured workers to record compelled medical examinations
- SB 5454 – Providing workers’ compensation benefits to nurses experiencing PTSD
- SB 5286 – Changing the formula for calculating Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits
- SB 5123 – Prohibiting employment discipline based on off-duty cannabis use
- SB 5111 – Requiring payment of unused sick leave for non-residential construction workers
- HB 1187 – Making union conversations with their members privileged
- SB 5217 – Allowing the State to pass workplace regulations for ergonomic injuries
- HB 1555 – Implementing the broadest health data privacy protections in the nation
- And more
The firm is submitting these programs for 1.5 hours of HRCI and SHRM credit.
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Barry-Smith.
Fisher Phillips is committed to providing access to all of our events for disabled attendees. Automated closed captioning is available for all of our webinars. For other accommodation inquiries, please give us three business days advance notice prior to the scheduled event by contacting Jennifer Barry-Smith. Thank you.