February 18, 2019
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Employment law basics for your business with AWB's popular webinar series



AWB is again hosting a six-month webinar series that covers common employment law topics.

Top legal experts will lead the classes to show employers everything they need to know about these important issues.

All webinars begin at 11 a.m. and will run 60-90 minutes, including ample time for questions. The series, which is already underway, includes these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, Mar. 20: Employee Handbook, with Greg Hendershott and Angela Vogel from Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

  • Wednesday, April 10: Wage & Hours, with Priya B. Vivian from Lane Powell, PC

  • Wednesday, May 15: Performance Evaluations, Disciplinary Action & Termination, with Britenae Pierce, Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland

  • Wednesday, June 12: Non-Competes, Confidentiality Agreements, Non-Solicitations & Intellectual Property Protection, with Amy Mensik and William Symmes, Witherspoon Kelley

  • Wednesday, July 10: Accident Prevention & Accident Investigation Plans with Tim O'Connell and Karin Jones, Stoel Rives LLP

Individual webinars can be accessed at $40 for members or $55 for non-members.

For questions or more information please contact Kelli Schueler at KelliS@awb.org or 360.943.1600.



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How do you get there from here? Career Connect Washington

By Avista CEO Scott Morris and IBEW Local 77 Assistant Business Manager Mike Brown

It's sometimes hard to remember how hard the "What do you want to be when you grow up?" question is. The follow-up question is even harder: "How are you going to get there?"

We know that young people don't always have the answers, but they are curious and eager to explore their options. They want to learn about different careers and what mix of experience and classroom learning is needed to do those jobs. They are excited about their next steps, but also cautious about challenges like educational debt...

"Career-connected learning" is a broad term for programs that help students explore, prepare and start their careers. It helps kids get out of the classroom and try on different jobs and different industries, so when it's time to make big life decisions, they are better prepared to step up...

Career Connect Washington is a coalition of employers, unions, educators, state agencies and others who are trying to ensure that all students in the state have the chance to do career-connected learning.

Read the full guest column in The Spokesman-Review
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