L&I webinars are a chance to learn about key employment laws

A series of upcoming webinars from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries provide workers and employers the opportunity to learn more about the state’s employment laws.

The sessions cover worker’s rights, white-collar overtime rules, isolated worker protections and the Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. There also are webinars in English and Spanish to explain the agricultural overtime law that took effect this year.

Led by Employment Standards Program staff, each webinar last about 45 minutes, and includes time for questions at the end.

To register for any of these sessions, go to the Workshops/Training web page and search for the webinar by its title in the “Event Title” drop-down menu.

Here is a look at the upcoming webinar schedule:

Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights

July 13 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 14 at 10 a.m.

Equal Pay and Opportunities Act

June 16 at 2 p.m.

July 21 at 9 a.m.

Aug. 18 at 2 p.m.

Sept. 15 at 9 a.m.

Isolated Worker Protections

June 9 at 1:30 p.m.

July 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Aug. 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 8 at 1:30 p.m.

Know Your Worker Rights 

June 29 at 1:30 p.m.

July 27 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 22 at 10 a.m.

 Understanding the Changes in Agricultural Overtime Laws (English)

July 6 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 3 at 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.

Understanding the Changes in Agricultural Overtime Laws (Spanish)

Comprendiendo los cambios en las leyes de horas extras en la agricultura

June 28 at 6 p.m.

July 7 at 6 p.m.

Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.

Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.

White Collar (EAP) Overtime Exemptions

July 20 at 10 a.m.

Aug. 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 21 at 10 a.m.

L&I can provide interpretation services for these sessions at no cost when you request them ahead of time. Send an email with your request to interpretation services.

If these dates and times do not fit your schedule, email the Employment Standards outreach team. They can schedule a personalized webinar for you or your business.