WA HB 2812

Author

Moncia Stonier
331 John L. O'Brien Building, PO Box 40600
Olympia, WA 98504
360-786-7872

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

WA

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Summary

Establishes the Employee Fair Classification Act.

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Issue

Clarifies the definition of "employee" and provides a regulatory and benefits structure for non-employee workers to: (1) Provide businesses the necessary legal clarity they require to thrive as companies and employers; and (2) Ensure a basic social safety net is available to all workers, regardless of worker status. Addresses Employee fair classification; wage deductions; the wage payment act; the minimum wage act; unemployment insurance; and industrial insurance.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

01/17/2018 First reading. Referred to House Committee on Labor.