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Alaska Business Monthly Hall of Famers!

Each year, Alaska Business Monthly inducts local business leaders into their Hall of Fame. Several people from PS&F were present to honor the inductees.

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AGC Alaska’s Excellence in Construction Awards

Parker, Smith & Feek Alaska's Excellence in Construction Awards

Last week, PS&F was honored to sponsor AGC of Alaska’s Excellence in Construction Awards! These awards recognize outstanding projects completed by contractors based on an extensive list of criteria, including innovation in techniques or materials, addressing difficult challenges, and environmental sensitivity.

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2016 Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Megan Whittemore, our 2016 Jean Smith Recognition of Excellence Award recipient!

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Listen to What Makes PS&F Unique

Want to learn more about what makes PS&F so unique? Click here to listen to Parker, Smith & Feek’s Nick Warren talk to Luke Anderson of Portland AM 910’s Northwest Business this weekend.

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The Latest From Parker, Smith & Feek

It’s a new year, and new things are happening at PS&F! Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following elections recognizing each individual’s leadership and contribution to the firm:

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2017 Seattle Minimum Wage Increase: Are You Prepared?

With the City of Seattle’s minimum wage increasing again on January 1st, it is appropriate to review your organization’s compensation to make sure the wages still meet the minimum standard. While the law has been in effect since April 1 of 2015, the minimum is increasing again on January 1 of 2017 to $15 per […]

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New California Workers’ Compensation Law –
Revised Rules for Excluded Employees

There is a new law in California, Assembly Bill 2883, that will affect any company’s workers’ compensation operating within the state. Specifically, the Bill amended the requirements for including or excluding directors, officers, partners, and members of limited liability companies under workers’ compensation policies in effect January 1, 2017. The law now includes under the […]

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Preventing Winter Weather Losses

Parker, Smith & Feek Winter Weather Losses

Winter weather losses in the U.S. total over $1 billion annually. While Pacific Northwest winters are mild compared to the East Coast and Midwest, we still need to take precautions for increased risks associated with the winter months.

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Announcing New CAMPS Health Trust

As Healthcare costs continue to soar, we are happy to announce a new program for Manufacturers in Washington! The Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) is an association focused on being a connecting point for manufacturing in our state. For 2017, they are rolling out their new CAMPS Health Trust for their members. This […]

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Oregon Supreme Court’s ruling in “Yeatts v. Polygon Northwest Co.”

Parker, Smith & Feek Subcontractor Injury

If you are a general contractor in the State of Washington, and a subcontractor’s employee has been injured at your job site, you can expect the injured worker to make a claim against your company. The worker’s exclusive remedy against his own employer is the benefits provided by the workers’ compensation system. Those benefits do not […]

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Hanjin’s Insolvency: Potential Insurance Recoveries

Parker, Smith & Feek Insolvency

The recent bankruptcy by the Korean shipping giant Hanjin affects all businesses that depend on cargo shipments. Thousands of goods and containers are stranded in ports across the Asian rim due to this bankruptcy. The repercussions of Hanjin’s bankruptcy and its effect on business was expertly outlined by R. Isaak Hurst, Esq., of the International […]

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