Chapter 49.46 RCW
(Formerly: Minimum wage act)
Declaration of necessity and police powerConformity to modern fair labor standards.
Minimum hourly wagePaid sick leave.
InvestigationServices of federal agenciesEmployer's recordsIndustrial homework.
Exceptions for learners, apprentices, messengers, disabled.
Individual volunteering labor to state or local governmental agencyAmount reimbursed for expenses or received as nominal compensation not deemed salary for rendering services or affecting public retirement rights.
Records of employerContentsInspectionSworn statement.
New or modified regulationsJudicial reviewStay.
Payment of amounts less than chapter requirementsEmployer's liabilityAssignment of claim.
Prohibited acts of employerPenalty.
Collective bargaining not impaired.
Chapter establishes minimum standards and is supplementary to other lawsMore favorable standards unaffected.
Minimum rate of compensation for employment in excess of forty hour workweekExceptions.
Notification of employers.
Automatic service charges.
Paid sick leave.
Paid sick leaveAuthorized purposesLimitations"Family member" defined.
Rights and remediesLong-term care individual providers covered under this chapter.
Adoption, implementation of rules.
Chapter 2, Laws of 2017 to be liberally construedLocal jurisdictions may adopt more favorable labor standards.
Chapter 2, Laws of 2017 subject to investigation and recordkeeping provisions.
Short title.
Effective date1975 1st ex.s. c 289.
Enforcement of wage claims: RCW 49.48.040.
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