Updated to include the standard UIFSA interstate child support order compliance requirements.
In one of the largest settlements in the recent history of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, two car rental companies agreed to pay about $2 million to settle claims filed by 157 of their workers seeking back wages under the minimum wage ordinance in SeaTac, Washington.
Updated to reflect information on a Washington Supreme Court ruling clarifying employer liability for meal break violations.
Washington employers with 15 or more employees seeking to educate employees about the availability of reasonable accommodations for pregnancy and pregnancy-related health conditions and to demonstrate compliance with Washington law should include this model policy statement in their handbook.
Updated statement to reflect amendments relating to the use of a wireless communication device while driving, effective July 23, 2017.
Updated to reflect new quasi-overtime requirements under the Seattle Secure Scheduling Ordinance, effective July 1, 2017.
Although the authors cautioned that their findings should not be generalized to minimum wage policies set by other localities, the research has the potential to shape the minimum wage debate nationwide.
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