Due to the approval of Initiative 1433 in the November 2016 election, Washington”™s minimum wage is on the rise.
New Minimum Wage Rate for 2017
Effective January 1, 2017, Washington”™s minimum wage will increase to $11.00 per hour.
Future Paid Sick Leave Provisions
Beginning January 1, 2018, employees will be able to accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. We will update the poster again when the new sick leave poster is issued.
Staying on Top of All the Changes
Labor law changes can take you by surprise, but have no fear, our Research Team is on the case! If you sign up for our OneSystem 1-Year Compliance Plan, you will automatically receive the updated Washington poster, with any other required updates, once it becomes available. Plus, we offer free automatic updates, no matter how many changes occur during the year, so that you never have to worry about being in compliance.