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Mark Morgan is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Labor & Employment group. Mark represents local and national employers in a variety of employment-related matters. In addition to advising employers, his practice includes resolving disputes in state and federal courts involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, Family Medical Leave Act and Equal Pay Opportunity Act issues.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Mark was an attorney at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (2019–2021) and at Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC (2018–2019). Mark also was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James R. Verellen of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I (2016–2018). While in law school, he was a judicial extern for the Honorable J. Robert Leach of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I.

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Mask Mandate

Effective August 23, 2021, masks will once again be required in indoor public spaces in Washington, regardless of vaccination status, for everyone over the age of five.  Masks will not be required for vaccinated employees in office spaces that are not public-facing, but are still required for unvaccinated employees in such offices.  Masks

On May 21, 2021, the Washington Department of Labor & Industries (“L&I”) published new guidance regarding fully vaccinated workers.  The new guidance will help employers adjust masking policies to meet the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) guidelines adopted by Governor Jay Inslee.

Under the new guidance, most Washington employers need not require