Department of Labor & IndustriesResources

Important links, administrative policies and factsheets:

Changes to Overtime Rules direct link: www.lni.wa.gov/OvertimeRulemaking

eLearning module: This new online tool explains the changes in the overtime rules and guides users through a series of questions that can help determine whether an employee would likely meet the requirements to be classified as exempt or not.

Changes to Overtime Rules Q&A: https://lni.wa.gov/workers-rights/wages/overtime/changes-to-overtime-rules-q-a

 

12-30-20 update: The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has adopted 3 administrative policies pertaining to workplace rights. These policies provide interpretive guidance on a variety of state rules and regulations.

The 3 administrative policies are:

ES.A.1 – Minimum Wage Act Applicability
ES.B.2 – Paid Sick Leave – Normal Hourly Compensation
ES.C.11 – Student Learner Exemption for Worksite Learning and Apprenticeships in Certain Hazardous Work

L&I adopted the final policies after engaging in a stakeholdering process and accepting feedback from the public.

You can read all Employment Standards Administrative Polices on the L&I website.