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  1. Have a great (and safe) 4th!   Sincerely, The Entire Staff of The Stand

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  2. Thursday, July 2, 2020   NOTE: The Entire Staff of The Stand is taking Friday off, so our next update will be on Monday, July 6. Have a happy 4th!   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, July 2 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington […]

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  3. The following is from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I): SELAH, Wash. (July 2, 2020) — A fitness center near Yakima is facing nearly $10,000 in fines for operating in violation of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start order. L&I cited company owner Bradshaw Development, Inc. this week after L&I inspectors found Anytime […]

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  4. Machinists 751, SPEEA, WSLC successfully petition for TAA benefits   SEATTLE (July 2, 2020) — Workers laid-off from the Boeing Co. will have additional federal assistance benefits under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program because of union action. On June 30, the U.S. Department of Labor announced the Machinists Union District 751 was successful in […]

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  5. The following is from UFCW 21: SEATTLE (July 2, 2020) — Workers are celebrating the 3rd anniversary of Seattle’s Secure Scheduling law, a law their union UFCW 21 was involved in passing, with a $1,999,839.35 settlement stemming from claims they filed with Seattle’s Office of Labor Standards (OLS) around Macy’s scheduling practices. “When I first […]

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  6. The following is from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I): TUMWATER (July 1, 2020) — Updates to Washington’s rules that spell out what type of workers don’t have to receive overtime pay take effect today, July 1. The rules establish the criteria for certain workers to be considered exempt from getting overtime […]

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