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February 8, 2017
To quote Six Sigma Black Belt, Jack Donaghy, “Diversity is the engine that drives this country.” Though Jack is a fictitious character, his message rings true. Diversity in employee populations leads to variety in opinion, critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving.
February 1, 2017
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.
February 1, 2017
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.
January 23, 2017
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.
January 23, 2017
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:
December 8, 2016
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.
December 6, 2016
Whether you’re in the hospitality, construction, healthcare, or manufacturing industry, the rising cost of healthcare continues to be at the forefront of each respective industry’s budget process.
November 22, 2016
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.
November 21, 2016
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.
November 18, 2016
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 Read More »
September 8, 2016
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.
September 2, 2016
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.