REFORMS TO H-1B LOTTERY PROCESS PROPOSED

The Department of Homeland Security released today proposed H-1B visa reforms set to be enacted in 2019. The two critical proposed changes include: requiring an electronic Pre-Registration before the H-1B selection lottery on April 1, 2019, and reversing the lottery selection processes so as to favor applicants with U.S. Master’s degrees.

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Webinar Recording Now Available: Preparing for Paid Family and Medical Leave in Washington

On November 29 Ryan Swanson attorney Shannon Lawless presented a webinar for employers outlining the key requirements of Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Employers will identify what they need to do now to prepare for the premium deductions that start January 1, 2019.

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2019 Minimum Wage Increases Announced by the Seattle Office of Labor Standards

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards recently announced the 2019 minimum wage increases for large and small employers in Seattle. Effective January 1, 2019, the minimum wage for large employers, which are employers with more than 500 workers worldwide, will be $16.00 per hour.

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THE ENTREPRENEUR'S GUIDE FROM START TO FINISH

Finding the right legal partner to accelerate your journey to business success is critical to your bottom line. View our "Entrepreneurs Guide from Start to Finish" to help you navigate and anticipate the challenges that lie ahead for your growing business.

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Ryan Swanson Elects Shannon J. Lawless and Marsha T. Mavunkel as Members

Ryan Swanson elected Shannon J. Lawless and Marsha T. Mavunkel to the membership of the firm, effective January 1, 2019. Shannon has been a member of the firm’s Employment Rights, Benefits & Labor Group, where her practice focuses on representing employers. Marsha focuses her practice exclusively in the area of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization law.

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