Employer Liability: Washington
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan Borowski
- Washington statutes guarantee private employees the right to unionize, and employers may not interfere with these rights. See Labor Relations Laws.
- Employers may have liability for officers or agents under certain circumstances. See Liability for Officers or Agents.
- The statute lists unlawful practices by employers and the penalties for engaging in them. See Unlawful Practices.
- Seattle has requirements pertaining to employer liability. See Local Requirements.