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PART III Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave – Are you Ready?!

December 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

PSALA HR Section Meetup  

Please join your PSALA colleagues on Monday, December 16, 2019 for PART III, the Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave presentations.  This is our final presentation on this topic in 2019.

Presenter:    Shannon Lawless, Employment Attorney, Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland PLLC 

Webinar Learning Objectives:  Learn practical advice on how to prepare your firm for the next phase of its implementation, including tips on how the PFMLA interacts with existing PTO and paid sick leave policies and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

When: Monday, December 16, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Brown Bag Lunch – Cookies and Beverages Provided (theatre style seating limited to 55 attendees)

Where: 1201 Third Avenue Building, 4th Floor Seattle, WA  98101

Join-in: Please click this URL to join. Password: 608762

Or join by phone:
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 205 6099 Webinar ID: 346 059 565

Contact: Patty Peaquin Direct:  206-224-7565 Email: 

About the Speaker: Shannon Lawless is a member of Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland PLLC, where her law practice focuses on representing employers. She strategizes with human resources professionals and business owners as workplace issues arise, reviews and drafts employee handbooks, and provides training to employees and managers. Shannon has developed a particular focus on Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, advising companies of all sizes in preparing for the historic implementation of this law. When disputes arise, Shannon represents employers in federal and state court lawsuits, arbitrations, negotiated and mediated settlements, and government investigations. Before joining Ryan Swanson, Shannon clerked for Justice Mary Fairhurst of the Washington State Supreme Court.

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December 16, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm