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ABOUT US

The WRA is the primary advocacy group for retailers of all shapes and sizes in the State of Washington.

LATEST NEWSLETTER

Seattle luncheon emphasizes planning to improve U.S. trade

By Mark Johnson, VP Government Affair

WRA Membership

BECOME A MEMBER

Join leading members of the retail industry and start benefiting from a WRA membership today.

PATRONS

WRA Patrons help promote and support the retail industry.

LOCAL LEGISLATIVE NEWS

Catch up on the latest local legislative news.

THE WEEKLY WIN

Read our latest weekly newsletter.

SERVICES

WRA members have access to a large list of services that save them money and time–all while having an advocate for their needs.

BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER

Help with starting, growing and maintaining a business of any size and of any kind.

WRA Advocacy

ADVOCACY

The WRA leads a number of programs that defend and expand the rights of retail businesses.

Salaried Employee hourly wage calculator

New Federal law on exempt salaried employees goes into effect December 1.  If you have employees who are on salary and make less than $455 a week, you need to recalculate their wages and move them to an hourly wage.

Not sure how to recalculate a salaried employee to an hourly rate?  Here is a calculator to help estimate their rate.

Hourly Wage Estimator

WASHINGTON RETAIL FACTS & STATS

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Percent of Washington's GDP

Retail Supported Jobs

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Supports 1 in 5 Jobs

MEMBER SERVICES TESTIMONIALS

Don’t just take it from us, see what what our members have to say.

In addition to the great day to day working relationship, I particularly appreciate the updates on employment related items provided in the electronic newsletter.

Janice

Seattle Opera

Since I normally reach someone on my first call, waiting for responses are a thing of the past. Emails are usually answered within minutes. WRA is proactive, and always on top of every claim.

Mike

ConGlobal

I really appreciate the fact that when I call Washington Retail Association, I get to speak with the same person who knows me and my claims.

Riene

Dennis Company

Seattle's Restrictive Scheduling Mandate

Seattle aims to restrict business and threaten jobs.  Become aware and help to limit this costly mandate.

Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance Begins Phasing in April 1st, 2015

We have the links and information you need on Seattle’s Minimum Wage Ordinance.

Retrospective Ratings Programs Saves Members Money

Join together with other retailers to group your individual premiums and claim losses as one entity.

RASI Safety Information

RASI offers a number of helpful safety programs and resources to our members.

Stay at Work

Eligible employers can be reimbursed for 50% of the base wages up to 66 days.

The Washington Retail Association’s Diversity Statement.  

CONTACT US

Washington Retail Association

618 Quince St SE
Olympia, WA 98501

Email: info@retailassociation.org

Phone: (360) 943-9198

 

 

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MEET OUR TEAM

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