Entries by Sarai Childs

Washington State’s Stay at Home Order and Protecting Your Essential Employees from COVID-19

List of Ideas for Employers to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus and Protect their Essential Employees While the President, Governor, and CDC have encouraged working from home, we know many workers have still been going into work because their responsibilities demand it. On March 23rd, however, Governor Jay Inslee announced a stay-home order that will close Read post

COVID-19 Anticipated Economic Impacts in Seattle and Washington

Business Health Trust (sponsored by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce) is Washington’s source for employee benefits, but we offer more than just insurance. Our core value is to be a resource to employers in Washington State to our 850+ employers in Washington State. As part of our dedication to being a resource to employers, Read post

What are employers doing in response to COVID-19 in Washington State?

Many have issued remote work suggestions or guidelines. Many have restricted travel. Many have eliminated large meetings or gatherings of more than 10. Every company and industry is different, and not all employees can work remotely. For workers who can remotely work: Remote work for a period of time (some have done through March, some Read post