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Independent Contractor Guide: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring Independent Contractors in Washington State

Pamphlet/booklet: A step-by-step guide to hiring independent contractors in Washington State. This publication is a general guide to help you understand how and when the Department of Labor & Industries applies workers’ compensation laws to independent contractors.


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Independent Contractors

Quick reference card: Provides information to help determine whether a "subcontractor" working for you meets the legal requirements to be an independent contractor, or whether he/she is actually a covered worker for workers' compensation (industrial insurance) purposes. This information is part of the publication, Workers’ Compensation Record Keeping and Report Guides.

Guía para Contratar Contratistas Independientes en el Estado de Washington

Pamphlet/booklet: Designed to help employers determine if their workers are employees or independents under Washington's workers' compensation, workplace safety, wage and hour and unemployment tax laws. Includes a short "test" and helpful references.


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