Washington must aid businesses in creating new jobs. Governor Locke's competitiveness council has identified repealing the state ergonomics regulations as a top priority for improving the business climate and creating jobs in Washington state. A broad coalition of democrats and republicans have introduced bills repeatedly to bring legislative oversight to this issue. This measure will repeal an expensive, unproven rule. This measure will aid in creating jobs and employing the people of Washington.
[2004 c 1 § 1 (Initiative Measure No. 841, approved November 4, 2003).]
Construction—Severability—2004 c 1 (Initiative Measure No. 841):
See notes following RCW 49.17.370