Bill: HB 2812 — 2018
Concerning determinations of worker benefits and employer obligations based on a worker's status (Stonier, Sells, Pollet)
Establishes the employee fair classification act. Clarifies the definition of "employee" for this state and provides a regulatory and benefits structure for nonemployee workers to: (1) Provide businesses the necessary legal clarity they require to thrive as companies and employers; and (2) Ensure a basic social safety net is available to all workers, regardless of worker status. Addresses the following: Employee fair classification; wage deductions; the wage payment act; the minimum wage act; unemployment insurance; and industrial insurance.
Hearing Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 -- 8:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2812&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)