Poster Compliance Center Blog

Paid Family & Medical Leave in Washington State

The State of Washington’s Paid Family & Medical Leave (PFML) is an insurance program funded via premiums paid by both employers and employees. While the program was enacted in 2017, benefits won’t be available to employees until January 1, 2020. However, employers have responsibilities that began on January 1, 2019. What Employers Need to Know […]

Minimum Wage & Workers’ Comp Changes for Washington

Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries (DLI) has released updates to the Minimum Wage Announcement  and Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation notice. The notice announcing the 2019 minimum wage has been issued in both English and Spanish, with a new publication date of 12-2018. The previous revision date of 12-2012 still appears on the workers’ comp notice. […]

Minimum Wage on the Rise in Seattle in 2019

Businesses in the City of Seattle will soon be required to post an updated city poster reflecting the new 2019 minimum wage rates. This revision to the Seattle City Poster only affects the Minimum Wage Ordinance—there are no changes to the Wage Theft, Fair Chance Employment, or Paid Sick & Safe Time ordinances. 2019 Minimum […]

New 2019 Minimum Wage Poster for Tacoma

Employees in the City of Tacoma, Washington will soon be getting a minimum wage increase, based on a voter-approved initiative that passed in January of 2015. Details of Tacoma’s Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Rates Under Tacoma’s Minimum Wage Law, the city has been subject to scheduled increases through January 1, 2018, when the minimum wage […]

City & County Minimum Wage Ordinances Leaving State Laws in the Dust

Over the past couple of years, there has been an upsurge in the number of municipalities that have passed minimum wage ordinances with higher rates than the state minimum wage laws. As a result, the number of mandatory city and county labor law posters has increased significantly. As of 2018, a total of 35 cities […]

Minimum Wage Hike and More for Seattle Employees

Effective January 1, 2018, employers in Seattle are required to post the new city poster just released by the Office of Labor Standards. The poster includes updates to three of the city’s ordinances: Minimum Wage, Wage Theft, and Paid Sick & Safe Time. There are no changes to the Fair Chance Employment ordinance information. What’s […]

Washington State’s Poster Will Soon Be on Its Way

We’ve been waiting for Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries to release the revised Your Rights as a Worker notice, which is now available. The updated Minimum Wage Announcement and Unemployment Benefits notices were released previously, and we are now publishing a new Washington poster with all of these changes. What Employers Need to Know New Minimum Wage Rates for 2018 […]