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Friday Phone Briefing

Friday, February 10

2012 Week 4: Workers' Compensation and Workplace Bullying

(Feb. 10, 2012) For the fifth Friday Phone Briefing of the 2012 Legislative session, Jocelyn McCabe, AWB's vice president of communications, are joined by members of AWB's government affairs staff who review this week in Olympia.

Kris Tefft, AWB general counsel and government affairs director, reviews attempts to change last year's landmark workers' compensation legislation. Also, Tefft discuses workplace bullying and other human resource legislation that could have a big impact on employers.

Amber Carter, AWB government affairs director, gives updates on the state budget, including proposed taxes and fees that would be used to close the roughly $1.5 billion deficit. Carter also discusses various tax policy legislation including the governor's tax simplification legislation. Finally, Carter discusses transportation issues, including increases in licensing fees.

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