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Hiring in Seattle? Rules for Criminal Background Checks

In 2013, the City of Seattle enacted the “Fair Chance Employment” ordinance governing how criminal background checks are to be used in the hiring process. The rule went into effect on November 1, 2013.  SeeSeattle Municipal Code 14.17. The rule … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act Basics (“Obamacare”) for Washington State Residents

Understand the basics of the new “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (“Obamacare”), and information for Washington State residents. Continue reading

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If You Sell Things, You Need To Know About the Uniform Commercial Code

What is the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)? It’s a statute which governs sales of goods (and a few other things).  Every state has a version, and Washington’s is RCW 62A. So what kind of stuff does the UCC apply to? … Continue reading

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