Seattle Labor Ordinances News Alert: Impact on remote employees who are returning to work in Seattle

Hannah A. Ard
Hannah A. Ard | LanePowell

Hannah Ard is Counsel with the Labor and Employment Group in the Seattle office of Lane Powell, PC. Comfortable in both the litigation and advice spaces.

On-Demand: April 18, 2022

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Program Summary

Attendees can expect to learn about various Seattle labor ordinances and how they will impact anyone working in Seattle, but particularly remote employees who are returning to work in Seattle. Ordinances discussed with include the new Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance, the Wage Theft Ordinance, Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance, the Minimum Wage Ordinance, and others.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • How the ordinances interact with similar state employment laws
  • The scope of enforcement authority of the Seattle Office of Labor Standards
  • Where to find helpful information on the detail of the various ordinances

Date / Time: April 18, 2022

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Central
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mountain
  • 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific

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Hannah A. Ard_myLawCLEHannah A. Ard | LanePowell

Hannah Ard is Counsel with the Labor and Employment Group in the Seattle office of Lane Powell, PC. Comfortable in both the litigation and advice spaces, Hannah has represented employers in Department of Labor investigations; discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims; wage and hour disputes; and complaints filed with the EEOC and state and local administrative agencies. Hannah also advises clients on the beginning and end of the employment relationship, and crafts offer letters, employment agreements, and confidentiality agreements, as well as severance packages. She helps clients comply with federal and state wage and hour laws and employee classifications under the FLSA and state law.


I. Seattle’s Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance | 12:00 pm – 12:05 pm
II. Seattle’s Wage Theft Ordinance | 12:05 pm – 12:15 pm
III. Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance | 12:15 pm – 12:20 pm
IV. Seattle’s Minimum Wage Ordinance | 12:20 pm – 12:30 pm
V. Seattle’s Commuter Benefits Ordinance | 12:30 pm – 12:35 pm
VI. Ordinances relevant to Seattle-based hotel employees | 12:35 pm – 12:45 pm
VII. Domestic Workers Ordinance | 12:45 pm – 12:50 pm
VIII. Other employment ordinances in Seattle | 12:50 pm – 1:00 pm