Requesting Personnel Records in Washington

Washington law requires employers to make an employee's personnel records available within a reasonable time after the employee makes a request.  Current or former employees can request their personnel records once a year. Generally, the personnel records must be made available within 10 business days after the request is made. The types of documents that …

Lyft, Uber remove confidentiality and arbitration requirements for sexual harassment claims

The competition between Lyft and Uber has moved into the realm of resolving sexual harassment and assault claims.  Both companies announced that survivors of sexual assault and harassment will no longer be required to resolve their claims in arbitration.  That means survivors will be able to choose the forum in which they present their claims, …