Workers are protected by laws and rules covering workers' wages, working conditions, overtime pay, and prevailing wage on public works construction projects.
L&I has created this optional salary budget tool to assist employers with planning. This is not a detailed compliance tool, but an estimating tool intended only to help employers.
Workers are entitled to protection from discrimination. L&I handles safety & health, wage & hour, and some other types of workplace discrimination.
Washington State does not require employers to provide leave or pay for holidays, vacations, or bereavement.