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Final Regulations Issued for Washington's Paid Sick Leave Law, Effective January 1, 2018


By Shannon Lawless
Attorney
Ryan Swanson



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Original Publish Date: January 9, 2018

The Department of Labor and Industries recently issued its final regulations on employer obligations under Washington’s statewide paid sick leave law, I-1433. A second set of regulations about the Department’s enforcement procedures is still in draft form, and is anticipated to be finalized soon.

Below is an overview of important points healthcare organizations should know about Washington’s paid sick leave law. Employers should review their leave policies to ensure compliance before the law goes into effect on January 1, 2018.

Overview of Washington Paid Sick Leave for Employers in Healthcare

If you have questions about Washington paid sick leave or would like help reviewing your policy for compliance, please contact any member of Ryan Swanson’s Employment, Labor, and Employee Benefits group.

Shannon Lawless is an attorney in Ryan Swanson’s Employment, Rights & Benefits Group and can be reached at lawless@ryanlaw.com.