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2020 BIAW Scholarships are Open

The 2020 BIAW Scholarships are now open! BIAW is awarding $30,000 in scholarships this year to students who are already…

Three Things to Know About the Proposed Wage Lien Bill

Without doubt, every worker deserves to receive the pay to which he or she is entitled, but based on data…

Time to Weigh in on Permit Timelines

UPDATE (Feb. 3): A BIAW legislative priority requiring local governments to adhere to the 120-day permit approval timeline will be…

Seattle’s Head Tax Makes its way to Olympia

HB 2907 was introduced last week and would allow counties with populations over 2 million to impose an excise tax…

Hill Day – Visit With Legislators

As a part of our winter board meeting, BIAW members have an opportunity to participate in Hill Day on Feb.…

Wage Lien Legislation Proposes Liens Against Employer’s Personal Property

UPDATE: SB 6053, the wage lien bill, remains in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means, but lawmakers are currently…