2019 Your Rights as a Worker Posting Now Available!

2019 Washington State “Your Rights as a Worker” Posting 
Now Available
2019 Your Rights as a Worker
Peel ‘N Post™
Washington State All-On-One
Labor Law Poster™
What’s New?
  • New! Washington Equal Pay Opportunity Act (EPOA) (RCW 49.58)
  • New! Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML)(RCW 50A.04)
  • Also updated:
    • Second meal period must be provided to agricultural workers if they work more than 11 hours in a day
    • Reasonable accommodations must be provided to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking
    • For summer employment, the parent of a teen worker must sign a Parent Authorization for Summer Work form
EPOA – What’s it about?
The EPOA prohibits employers from providing unequal pay or career opportunities based on gender. The law gives employees the right to disclose, compare and discuss their own wages or the wages of other employees. Employees are protected from retaliation for exercising their rights under the law. The law went into effect June 7, 2018.
PFML – What’s it about?
The Paid Family and Medical Leave Program allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of paid leave to bond with a new child; to care for a family member with a serious health condition; for their own serious health condition; and for certain military connected events. Premium collection began on January 1, 2019. Employees can begin exercising benefits on January 1, 2020.
Who is required to post?
All employers – public and private – including out of state employers with Washington employees are required to post the updated Your Rights as a Worker notice in a readily accessible location and within plain view of employees and applicants. (WAC 296-126-808; RCW 50A.04.075)

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