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Get help with employment questions whenever you need.

Counsel for West Coast Employers

Employment Law & HR Assistance

Get answers quickly. Address issues early. With Vigilant membership you will have access to an
employment attorney who will provide you practical and reliable counsel when you need it.
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Develop Effective Workplace Policies

Have a compliant handbook tailored to your culture. Access our comprehensive library of model policies and forms.

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Stay in Front of Evolving Employment Laws

Your access to an employment attorney means you'll stay current with federal, state and local laws, and keep pace with the rapidly changing legal landscape.

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Navigate Complex Wage and Hour Issues

Apply wage and hour laws to correctly pay your employees. Create compensation structures that work for your business.

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Improve Hiring and Termination Practices

Make sure your interview questions are legal and terminations are safe. Get help with sticky severance and separation agreements.

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Respond to Leave and Accommodation Requests

Coordinate overlapping leave laws. Respond appropriately when an employee needs time off or a disability accommodation.

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Actively Manage Employee Performance

Set clear expectations, coach for improvement and document key discussions. Use our team to conduct effective investigations.

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Vigilant Membership

Common questions about Vigilant membership

  • What do you charge?

    Pricing for Vigilant membership is based on the number of employees you have. Call today for a quote!

  • What does the monthly flat fee include?

    Your monthly membership fee includes access to employment and labor law attorneys and safety professionals, and a host of other helpful resources. We're available whenever you need us. For requests that fall outside of our membership agreement we will provide an estimate for services. For an additional fee, employers may participate in our Washington workers' comp retro program, employee health benefit plans, or utilize services such as affirmative action, intensive safety projects, or learning and development services.

  • What size companies do you work with?

    We work with and see the most demand for our services from medium to large-sized businesses in the manufacturing industry. We provide services to employers—exclusively—in Washington, Oregon, California, and Idaho.

  • How long have you been in business?

    We’ve been helping employers with complex employment issues since 1960. Learn more about us and meet our staff.

Stay ahead of the storm

Practical Advice You Can Count On

Employment issues are often urgent. As a Vigilant member you have access to an attorney who will respond quickly and often so you can catch issues early — before they spiral out of control. These attorneys:

  • Don't manage to the billable hour or limit use of services.
     
  • Do invest in understanding your business.
     
  • Are responsive; you will generally hear from them the same business day that you contact them.
     
  • When strategizing about how to handle your issue, they'll talk through your options with you and help you assess what is right for your business.
     
  • Take the legalese out of the equation so that you can understand your obligations, address problems quickly and get back to business.
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Get Access to Helpful Online Employer Resources

Access hundreds of resources and online tools such as:

  • Easy to understand legal guides on many employment law topics
  • Model forms and policies that you can readily put to use
  • Sample job descriptions and performance reviews
  • HR Library through national publisher CCH/Wolters Kluwer
  • Sample written safety programs and policies
  • Opportunity to subscribe to extensive safety database from national publisher BLR at a discounted rate

Meet Your Vigilant Team

Get friendly, dedicated service backed by decades of experience

As a Vigilant member, you have access to a team of employment law attorneys who are ready to help reduce your exposure to costly employment issues.

Talk to employment law attorneys

Licensed in WA, OR, CA, ID the attorneys focus exclusively on employment and labor law.

Like having in-house counsel

The attorneys take the time to understand your company through and through.

Address local issues

The attorneys know the ins and outs of federal, state, and local-specific laws.

Get answers quickly

On the go? No worries. Contact us from wherever you are and we'll respond accordingly. We're very responsive and reliable.

Sean Brown
Employment Attorney
Melinda Robinson
Employment Attorney
Jon Benson
Employment Attorney