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We wish there was more we could do!

There are so many factors that affect employees outside of work. For the past couple of years, I have certainly noticed that a lot of my own family and friends have been impacted in some way by this worsening economy and our employees are also seeing the effects that this downturn brings.

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A Minor League Player Making King County A Better Place To Live and Work.

For the past two years, I have had the privilege to be a United Way King County (UWKC) Ambassador. Ambassadors are typically business people who believe in the work of UWKC and volunteer their time to speak at corporate campaigns.

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Focus On Risk Consulting, Tech Innovations Help Parker, Smith & Feek Shine

While some agencies have only recently come to embrace the idea of being a risk consultant for their clients, the concept is nothing new for the agency Parker, Smith & Feek…

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Parker, Smith & Feek Named “Agency of the Year” by National Underwriter Magazine

Bellevue, Washington – September 28, 2011 – Parker, Smith & Feek inc., One of the top 50 independently owned Property & Casualty insurance agencies in the U.S., has been named "Agency of the Year" by National Underwriter Magazine.

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2012 Workers’ Compensation Rate Proposal

Against the recommendations of Washington business groups, L&I is requesting a 2.5% rate increase effective January 1, 2012 in order to increase their contingency reserve.

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Parker, Smith & Feek hosts third annual Employee Olympics

Last Friday saw Parker, Smith & Feek host the third annual Employee Olympics. Fifty-five employees participated in our program designed for fitness, fun, and teamwork.

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2012 Workers’ Compensation Rate Indication

Earlier this week, the Department of Labor & Industries presented their actuarial review of the proposed 2012 rates at the Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee meeting.

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10 companies recognized at 2011 Eastside Top Corporate Citizens

Final Rule for Notification of Employee Rights

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a Final Rule requiring most private-sector employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act by posting a notice.

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Hurricane and Tropical Storm Action Plan

While Hurricanes don’t usually affect us in the Northwest. We have had some requests  to provide information on how businesses, that may be exposed, can mitigate the damage and danger that Hurricanes present.

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Value Creation

The concept of value creation is based on the premise that successful organizations bring value to their customers, their employees, and investors and that if done appropriately all three are not just rewarded, but are linked together in a symbiotic relationship.

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Traveling Safe

As an employer, we know that we must provide a safe workplace environment. But are you also aware that you have a duty of care to your employees while traveling?

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