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Changes Happening in the State of Washington—Updated Poster on Watch!

As we reported this time last year, based on the approval of Initiative 1433 in the November 2016 election, the minimum wage in the State of Washington will increase every January 1 through 2020, with annual adjustments for inflation thereafter. The next increase occurs on January 1, 2018. Initiative 1433 also included a new Paid Sick Leave (PSL) law, which will go into effect on January 1, 2018. According to

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Important Changes to Washington’s Job Safety and Health Poster

Several changes to the mandatory WA Job Safety and Health poster, dated 9/15, mean that it is time to update your Washington state labor law poster. Summary of the Changes First, similar to the recent MI OSHA change, there is a new requirement to notify the Washington Department of Labor & Industries Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) within 24 hours of any work-related non-hospitalized amputation or loss of

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Washington Increases Minimum Wage for 2014; New WA Labor Law Poster Available

The latest change to the Washington state labor law poster is on the minimum wage poster.  Minimum wage increased to $9.32 per hour as of Jan. 1, based on an annual adjustment for any cost of living increase. Workers who are 14 or 15 years old may be paid $7.92 per hour. An updated WA state poster including this change is now available.  For more information about the Washington labor law

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WA Labor Law Poster Changes but Previous Version OK

The Washington state Your Rights as a Worker poster has been updated, but businesses are not required to update their Washington labor law poster. According to the Washington Department of Labor & Industries, the previous version of the poster is still valid. The updated version contains a change to Washington Family Leave Act information and a new date of 6/13. For more information about the WA labor law poster or

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Washington Updates Workers Comp, WISHA, Worker Rights Posters; New WA Labor Law Poster Required

Four posters have recently been updated on the Washington labor law poster – workers’ compensation, workers’ compensation (self-insured), safety & health, and worker rights. Changes include: Job Safety & Health – Employers must implement written accident prevention plan.  New information about training and protective equipment.  New information about filing complaints and appealing citations.  New Revision Date of 12/2012. Your Rights as a Worker – New information about domestic partner care

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Washington Increases Minimum Wage for 2013; WA Labor Law Poster Updated

The latest change to the Washington labor law poster is the new minimum wage of $9.19 per hour, effective from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2013, according to the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Workers who are 14 or 15 years old may be paid 85% of the adult minimum wage, or $7.81. The annual Jan. 1 WA minimum wage adjustment is caused by any increase in the Consumer Price

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Q&A: IL & WA Labor Law Posters

Q:  By any chance, do you happen to know if Illinois and Washington will have new state posters:  Illinois (social media password and gender identity law), and Washington (leave time off)? A: None of these laws require new state posters. Illinois – HB3782 governing social media use in the workplace was signed into law 8/1/12 and goes into effect 1/1/13.  This law does not require a poster. Civil Rights Act:  Illinois

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Washington Unemployment Poster Changes but Previous Version Still OK

The Washington Unemployment Benefits poster has been updated but the previous version of this required WA labor law poster is still valid. The new version of the poster dated 4/12 includes minor wording changes regarding who can apply online and also equal opportunity information. According to the Washington Employment Security Department, the changes to the poster are not substantial and no update is required. For more information about the Washington

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Seven States Update Minimum Wage Posters; New Labor Law Posters Required

Seven states have updated their Minimum Wage posters with increases that go into effect Jan. 1, including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.  The following changes require a new state labor law poster (except Washington): Arizona:  Increase from $7.35 to $7.65 Colorado:  Increase from $7.36 to $7.64 Florida:  Increase from $7.31 to $7.67 Ohio:  Increase from $7.40 to $7.70 Oregon:  Increase from $8.50 to $8.80 Vermont:  Increase from $8.15

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Washington Changes Workers Comp Poster but Previous Version Still OK

You may have heard that a new Workers Compensationposter has been issued by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). Although the WA Workers Comp poster called “Notice to Employees – If a Job Injury Occurs” is a requiredstate labor law poster, the new March 2011version is not a required change, according to WA L&I.  The December 2008 version is still valid, and this version is already included

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