Washington Poster Changes

Washington State Unemployment Notice - Effective Date: February, 2016

Revisions:

Minimum Wage - Seattle
Seattle has released the new Minimum Wage notice. Large employers: $13 per hour with no medical benefits, $12.50 per hour with medical benefits. Small employers (500>): $12 per hour with no medical benefits, $10.50 per hour with medical benefits. This is a substantive change and an updated Seattle Minimum Wage poster is required.
Effective Date: January 2016

Job Safety and Health
Washington has significantly revised the Safety and Health notice. Many of the changes are cosmetic but included is the requirement that all injuries that result in amputation or loss of an eye be reported within 24 hours. It is required per the Department of Labor and Industries.vThis is a substantive change and an updated Washington poster is required. 
Effective Date: September 2015

OSHA Update
The Washington OSHA poster has been updated to reflect the new OSHA employer reporting requirements for accidents and fatalities. An employer must report any work-related fatality within eight hours and any work-related in-patient hospitalizations, work-related amputations and any work-related loss of an eye within 24 hours. 
Effective Date: October 2015


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