February 26, 2018
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AWB's 2018 employment law webinar series continues with 'Employee Handbook' talk



Employment law matters to your business. Getting the law right is not an option, but it is also not always easy. Fortunately, AWB is offering a very easy way to get the latest news and best practices on how to comply with increasingly complex employment law.

AWB is hosting a six-month webinar series that covers common employment law topics. We have partnered with some of the state's top employment law experts to give you, the employer and human resource professional, the information you need in 2018 and beyond.

Each webinar will be 60-90 minutes and include ample time for questions.

The schedule of webinars is as follows:

  • Wednesday, March 14: Employee Handbook with Greg Hendershott & Angela Vogel of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Wednesday, April 11: Wage & Hour Laws with Katheryn Bradley of Lane Powell, PC

This webinar series is open to AWB members and non-members. For questions or more information please contact Kelli Schueler, AWB member relations and events coordinator, at 360.943.1600



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Manufacturing jobs key to all of our communities

By AWB President Kris Johnson

The health of Washington state's manufacturing sector is a bellwether for the strength of our overall economy, and a key driver of economic opportunity for families in every city and small town across the state.

The sector is vital to the state. Manufacturing jobs support families with livable wages and benefits and they grow the local economy and tax base to ensure funding for critical services.

Along with all that positive news, is the reality is the sector needs some support.

Since 2000, Washington has lost more than 50,000 manufacturing jobs, the majority of which are not in the aerospace sector.

The good news is lawmakers are currently considering bills that would reinstate the uniform B&O tax relief. It's a move our members support as one way to jumpstart job creation in every part of the state...

Read the full guest column in The Olympian
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