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Oct 10 2021
Vigilant News  

We’re hiring: Employment Attorney, Oregon or Washington

Vigilant Law Group is a law firm that does things a little differently. Our attorneys are co-employed with Vigilant and we’re dedicated solely to serving members of Vigilant, a membership organization intensely committed to providing quality service and living Vigilant’s main core value — putting others before ourselves. We provide timely and practical…

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Oct 09 2017
Q&AVigilant NewsWage and Hour  

OREGON: Common questions answered on recent legislation

Vigilant recently held a webinar covering 2017 legislation impacting Oregon employers with new overtime and maximum hour rules for manufacturers, predictive scheduling, amendments to Oregon’s sick leave law, and pay equity. We’ve received some great follow-up questions regarding the overtime and maximum hour rules for manufacturers, as well as questions about Oregon’s…

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Aug 15 2017
Vigilant NewsDisabilityLeave Laws

9/26/17 Advanced Leave & Accommodations Management: Navigating the Legal Maze

Legal and Legislative Update/Compliance Experienced HR professionals know that a classroom understanding of employment laws does not compare to real world experience handling injured, ill, and/or troubled workers. Join employment attorneys Josephine Ko and Kandis Sells, for an informative, advanced dialogue on best practices on time off, reasonable accommodation, light duty,…

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Oct 10 2014
Vigilant NewsWorkers’ Comp  

WASHINGTON: Vigilant Workers’ Comp program earns even more in premium refunds!

Our Washington Workers’ Comp claims team is very excited to report that on top of the $7.5M in refunds distributed this year, we have recovered an additional $633,227 in premium refunds for participants in our retro program.

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Aug 28 2014
Vigilant News  

Vigilant Executive Briefing in Everett, Washington 10/21/14 - Register today!

Will the next year serve up rough seas or calm waters? In this Executive Briefing, you will receive key economic data to chart your course, a heads-up about the legal eddies to avoid, and an essential tool that will inspire your crew to pull in the same direction. The result?…

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Aug 06 2014
Vigilant News  

How Vigilant Leadership Advantage empowered a safety manager to build trust with his peers

How Vigilant Leadership Advantage empowered a newly appointed safety manager to build trust with his peers and strengthen a safety culture.

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May 05 2014
Vigilant NewsWorkers’ Comp  

This just in! Vigilant retro program earns $8.4 million in refunds!

The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) just released the refund data for workers’ compensation retro groups in Washington. Vigilant is very pleased to report a 34 percent refund on our group’s premium for the 2012-2013 plan year. This will result in $8.4 million in refunds, the largest amount in our group’s…

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Jun 01 2010
Vigilant NewsWorkers’ Comp

WASHINGTON: In its 25th year Vigilant Group Retro reaches $100 million milestone!

Each plan year runs from July 1 through June 30. The group refunds are as follows:• First adjustment return for the 2008-2009 plan year is 16 percent.• Second adjustment return for the 2007-2008 plan year is 14 percent.• Third adjustment return for the 2006-2007 plan year is 18  

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May 20 2010
Vigilant NewsHiring

OREGON: Credit check rule proposal needs work, says Vigilant

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) is now reviewing comments received in response to its proposed regulations interpreting Oregon’s new law restricting employers’ ability to request credit histories on applicants or employees. Vigilant submitted written comments and testified on members’ behalf at a public hearing on May 3. BOLI’s proposal contains a…

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May 17 2010
Vigilant News

Vigilant counters proposed EEOC rule on age discrimination defense

written comments objecting to this and other provisions in the EEOCs proposal. 75 Fed Reg 7212, Feb. 18, 2010).

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