Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and scope of coverage.
Updated to reflect an administrative policy from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries regarding the tip credit, effective March 6, 2019.
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that an employer is directly liable when one of its employees sexually harasses a member of the public, even if the employer neither knew nor should have known of the conduct.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Washington employment law requirements HR must follow in respect to taxation of employee compensation.
Washington employers seeking to emphasize compliance with, and educate their workforces about this law, should include this model policy statement in their handbook.
Updated to reflect the addition of the Discussion of Wages Handbook Statement: Washington.
Updated to reflect retaliation protections in the forthcoming Seattle Commuter Benefit Ordinance.