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BIAW Requests Information and Submits Public Records Requests Regarding ESD Fraud

BIAW filed a public record request on Oct. 5, 2020, to Washington Employment Security Department (ESD) regarding the unemployment fraud…

Latest Legal Update

Currently, BIAW has three active lawsuits pending in state court. Here’s the latest and greatest on their status: BIAW v.…

BIAW Files Lawsuit Against L&I due to Emergency Rule

BIAW has filed a lawsuit to repeal an emergency rule that authorizes the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) to…

Court Upholds L&I Emergency Rule to Fine Businesses

We are troubled to report that last Friday, Thurston County Superior Court Judge John C. Skinder denied BIAW’s request to…

Phase 2 Requirements for Professional Workplaces

While a lot of focus has been spent on the criteria for Phase 2 requirements for construction job sites, it’s…

Keep an eye out for Unemployment Fraud

By: Pam Hines, BIAW Director of Finance & Human Resources Across the state, we are hearing more and more about…