Views on Drug Testing Unemployed Workers Changing

Congress recently overturned a regulation passed in 2012 which narrowly defined when states could drug test applicants for unemployment insurance. This 2012 rule only permitted drug testing in two circumstances. When an unemployed worker lost their job due to illegal use of drugs … Continued

2017 Changes Employers Need to Know About

2017 has arrived, and like every new year, it brings important changes employers need to know about! Minimum wage increases: Washington’s minimum wage increased to $11.00 an hour on January 1st. Are there exceptions? Yes, of course there are! If you … Continued

Tips for Office Safety

In my staffing business, on any given day I can have employees working in a wide variety of businesses, industries, and occupations. I could have employees welding for a machine shop, lifting boxes on a production floor, keyboarding while talking … Continued