Mar26

THE WASHINGTON STATE HOUSE LABOR COMMITTEE ADVANCES OVERTIME BILL

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The House Labor Committee voted (6-1) to pass ESSB 5172 without amendments. In its current form, ESSB protects against retroactive judgments for overtime wages and penalties, including lawsuits filed after Nov. 5 2020. It also phases in overtime for non-dairy farmworkers, setting the trigger at 55 hours, 48 hours, and 40 hours on Jan. 1 of 2022, 2023, and 2024 respectively.

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Friday, 26 March 2021

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