Any information or records concerning an individual or employing unit obtained by the department of employment security pursuant to the administration of this title or other programs for which the department has responsibility shall be private and confidential, except as otherwise provided in this chapter. This chapter does not create a rule of evidence. Information or records may be released by the department of employment security when the release is:
(1) Required by the federal government in connection with, or as a condition of funding for, a program being administered by the department; or
(2) Requested by a county clerk for the purposes of RCW 9.94A.760.
The provisions of RCW 50.13.060 (1) (a), (b) and (c) will not apply to such release.
[2004 c 121 § 5; 1981 c 35 § 2; 1977 ex.s. c 153 § 2.]
| Effective dates -- Severability -- 1981 c 35: See notes following RCW 50.22.030.|