Combat the Underground Economy

Construction Underground Economy Advisory Committee (CUEAC)

The Departments of Labor & Industries, Employment Security Department, and Department of Revenue are teaming up with labor and business interests to combat the underground economy in the construction industry.

The purpose and scope for this meeting is the following:

  • Provide meaningful information and data for you, our stakeholders.
  • Discuss where we should be focusing efforts and why.
  • Assess how well we are working together.
  • Explain what DOR, ESD and L&I are doing to get the contractors who don't follow the rules.
  • Provide and review dashboards and data from DOR, ESD, and L&I.
  • Allow opportunities for agencies and organizations to report out.
  • Spend time talking about activities and implementation for the legislature.


Meeting Schedule
Meeting Date Time Place Room Number
Monday, October 14, 2019 10 a.m. to noon L&I Headquarters–Tumwater (get directions) Rooms S117
Committee Documents
Meeting Date
3-20-19 Meeting Minutes (363 KB PDF) PowerPoint Presentation
07-09-18 Meeting Minutes (110 KB PDF)
03-29-18 Agenda (550 KB PDF)
11-02-17 CUEAC PowerPoint (1 MB PowerPoint)
07-13-17 Meeting Minutes (291 KB PDF) CUEAC Mission Statement (PowerPoint)
04-25-17 Meeting Minutes (69 KB PDF)
01-03-17 Meeting Minutes (61 KB PDF)


For archived meeting minutes and agendas, contact us at or 360-902-4736.

Reports and results

Newsletter: On The Level - A quarterly update on L&I's actions to fight the underground economy.

PDF file Underground Economy Benchmark Report (683 KB PDF).

Contact information

Karissa Bringhurst
Fraud Prevention & Labor Standards

Phone: 360-902-4736

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