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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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Do You Have a Moon Mission?

Most all of us enjoy sitting down and watching a good movie. We engage in this form of entertainment for many reasons, the need for a good laugh, the attraction of the arts, the acting itself or maybe what is behind the story.

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Workers Compensation Reform in Washington

On May 25th the state Legislature delivered a package of five bills overhauling Washington’s workers’ compensation system for signature into law.

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The Eastside’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

Congratulations to our clients that were named as part of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s list of The Eastside’s Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Affirma Consulting – www.affirmaconsulting.com            

JeffreyM Consulting LLC – www.jeffreym.com  

The Odom Corp./Odom Southern Holdings LLC – www.odomcorp.com

 

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