South King County SHRM for You                       March 2017
 Life Insurance - Something to Think About
Although life insurance is one of the most common employer-provided benefits, many employees do not appreciate its value. As an employer, you are well-positioned to educate employees on the importance of this coverage.
   OSHA Recordkeeping & Reporting Changes
The OSHA, Form 300, is required to be posted from 2/1/17 - 4/30/17 however, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has new reporting and record keeping regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2017.
According to the new ruling, certain employers are required to electronically submit injury and illness data. This process will allow the analysis of data to be used both for enforcement and as a resource for compliance assistance.
8 Things to Consider When Updating Employee Handbooks for 2017
Federal and state legal developments over the last year brought a lot of changes that impact workplace policies and procedures, making it critical for companies to review their handbooks for compliance.
"2016 was the busiest year I can recall in this regard," said Elaine Diedrich, an attorney with Littler in Pittsburgh.
Workplace rules and regulations may continue to change under President Donald Trump's administration, but employers should make sure their handbooks are up to date under current laws, she added.
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 2017 Spring SHRM Seminars
  Washington State Employment Law & Human Resources Conference on March 31, 2017
Washington State SHRM's conference brings acclaimed employment law attorneys, national speakers and SHRM experts to the podium delivering powerful and impactful presentations on ever changing employment laws and legislative issues, as well as the role of HR practitioners and business leaders in these unique times.
Washington State Human Resources Council extends an invitation to join us in Seattle, Washington for Washington State Employment Law & Human Resources Conference. Please visit the Washington State SHRM website at to see additional information and to register.
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March 16, 2017
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