Senate Bill 6492 was fast tracked through the legislative process and it was signed into law earlier this month. The measure, which passed the state House on a 52-45 vote on February 6, addresses problems created by a bill from the 2019 legislative session.
The bill from last year established an entitlement for workforce education through a new B&O tax surcharge on businesses providing certain services. The tax collections go to the Workforce Education Investment Account. U
On June 5, 2019, the Washington Department of Labor & Industries issued initial proposals for increases to overtime pay that will, if passed in their current form, have a dramatic impact on Washington employers. What would this do to your business? Take a quick 5 Question Quiz to see how this requirement change could affect YOU Currently, under federal and state law, employers are required to pay overtime to employees who work more than 40-hours in a week. Executives, Admini