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New Seattle Independent Contractor Protections (ICP) Ordinance

From JDSupra, James Blankenship discusses the new Seatle ordinance that provides new protections for independent contractors working…

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Seattle Alert: New Independent Contractor Protections Go Into Effect September 1, 2022 

From JDSupra, David E. Worley discusses Seattle’s new regulations that protect independent contractors. The new regulations require…

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July is the New January – New State Laws Do Not Take the Summer Off 

From JDSupra, Jo Gbujama, Joy Rosenquist, and Bruce Sarchet provide an outstanding summary of new legislation that…

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Seattle City Council Approves Wage Hike for App-Based Delivery Drivers: What Gig Economy Businesses Need to Know

From JDSupra, Catharine Morisset and Lisa Nagele-Piazza discuss an ordinance passed by Seattle’s City Council that is…

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‘Silenced No More Act’ comes with Important Effects on Employment Agreements in Washington State

From JDSupra, Nicholas Lauren discusses a new law in Washington thata prohibits non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses in…

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Seattle proposes minimum wage for DoorDash, Rover, other gig workers

From Crosscut, Josh Cohen reports that Seattle City Councilmembers have introduced bill that would provide a minimum…

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Washington Becomes Second State to Declare Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Provisions Unlawful in Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements

From JDSupra, Elisabeth Koloup Hall writes about a recent law that bans nondisclosure and nondisparagement provisions in employment…

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Washington’s New Law Presents Sweeping Changes to Gig Economy

From JDSupra, Kathryn Fletcher and Emma Healey discuss a new law in Washington that provides certain drivers…

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Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards (OLS) Announces Rulemaking for New Independent Contractor Law 

From JDSupra, Emily Bushaw and Margo Jasukaitis discuss Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards’ process for developing rules…

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City of Seattle’s “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance” Will Go Into Effect September 2022

From JDSupra, Emma Kazaryan and Helen McFarland discuss the Seattle ordinance that protects independent contractors. Emma and…

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Seattle Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance 

From JDSupra, Peter Nohle and Sherry Talton discuss Seattle’s new “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance” which, similar to…

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Seattle Office of Labor Standards Reaches a Nearly One Million Dollar Settlement with Postmates for Alleged Violations of Seattle’s Gig Worker Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance Impacting Over 1600 Workers

Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards announced a settlement with Postmates for not paying paid sick and leave…