Washington Governor Jay Inslee, on March 30, 2022, signed into law amendments to the state’s Equal Pay and Opportunity Act (EPOA Amendments), which soon will require most Washington employers to include pay ranges and benefits information in their job postings. The EPOA Amendments become effective on January 1, 2023. Because the EPOA Amendments only define
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Washington Employers Must Act Now to Stay Ahead of New Long-Term Care Act
By Emily A. Bushaw & Samuel N. Jackson on
In 2019, Washington passed the first law in the nation requiring employees to fund a state-operated long-term care insurance program. The program, codified at RCW 50B.04 and set to begin on January 1, 2025, will be funded by an uncapped payroll tax starting at 0.58% on all employee compensation beginning January 1, 2022.