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Friday Phone Briefing

Friday, February 8

2013 Week 4: Human Resource Bonanza

For the Friday Phone Briefing of Feb. 8, 2013, Jocelyn McCabe, AWB vice president of communications, is joined by Kris Tefft, general counsel and government affairs director for AWB, and Gary Chandler, AWB vice president of government affairs.

Human resources issues dominated this week in the Legislature. Kris Tefft joins us to break down all the action in this issue area. Topics covered include:
  • Workers' compensation reform legislation that recently passed the Washington State Senate;
  • The fight over the unfunded Paid Family Leave mandate;
  • Taking Seattle's controversal Paid Sick Leave program and making a state wide program; and
  • The use and classification of independent contracts.
Finally, Gary Chandler joins us to round up some of the other issues that AWB is tracking. These include:the budget, education and transportation.

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