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SEATTLE, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To help ensure people will have access to a doctor during the current COVID-19 crisis, First Choice Health (FCH), a leading provider-owned healthcare administrator in the Northwest, has announced that it is covering the cost of telehealth services for its self-funded employer customers via on-demand primary care service 98point6.

SEATTLE, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- One in four U.S. residents work remotely more frequently after moving to a new metro area, according to a new survey conducted by Redfin (, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. With unemployment at the lowest level in decades and wages stagnant, the chance to telecommute is allowing U.S. workers to move to more affordable areas, while maintaining their salaries.

SEATTLE, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Accolade, a personalized health and benefits solution for employers, health plans and their members, welcomes ServiceNow Chief Talent Officer Pat Wadors to its board of directors. Putting people first is at the core of Accolade's strategy and Pat Wadors' personal and professional passion, and drove her interest in joining the Accolade board of directors.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Workplace Equality (The Institute), a nonprofit organization that works with employers on workplace diversity and equal pay, has created a new tool to address America's Corporate Pay Gap. The tool, called the Pay Equity Index (PEI), evaluates an organization's pay equity practices beyond a traditional pay equity study or wage gap analysis. The PEI incorporates data and analytics from an affirmative action availability analysis, diversity and inclusion metrics, pay equity study, and wage gap analysis and condenses it all into a clear and comprehensive analysis and report.

OLYMPIA – A new bill will allow the state Employment Security Department to ensure foreign workers under the federal H-2A program have the sup…

Tree fruit growers met recently with state legislators to talk about a bill that would address a state Supreme Court ruling on rest breaks for agricultural workers.

Employers would be prohibited from discriminating against women seeking full health care under a bill proposed to the Legislature.

Politicians must be mindful of the impact high taxes and other business costs have on the majority of our state. Second, elected officials need to be vigilant — competitors are looking for ways to rob our state of its businesses and jobs.

Rather than applaud association health plans for providing coverage, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is moving against them, stripping people of their coverage. In these uncertain times when the Affordable Care Act is struggling and key parts of it are being challenged in court, that just doesn’t make sense.