Updated to reflect requirements regarding breastfeeding breaks, effective July 28, 2019.
Updated to include garnishment withholding limits on consumer debts, effective July 28, 2019.
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled it is illegal to refuse to hire qualified potential employees because the employer perceives them to be obese.
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries issued draft regulations, under which the minimum salary for executive, administrative, professional and outside sales employees would increase from the current level of $23,660 to $49,140 for large employers and to $35,100 for small employers, effective July 1, 2020.
Colorado and Washington both have enacted salary history question bans, making them the 9th and 10th states placing such prohibitions on employers. Colorado's measure is part of a broad pay equity law.
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