WSR 07-11-136

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed May 22, 2007, 9:56 a.m. ]

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), enclosed are the policy and interpretive statements issued by the department for April-May 2007.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Josh Swanson at (360) 902-6805.

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Repeal Policy ES.B.1 - Payment of Final Wages and Deductions Upon Termination.

WAC 296-126-025 was revised effective January 1, 2006, to specifically address deductions that may or may not be allowed from an employee's final paycheck.

Contact Janis Kerns, P.O. Box 44510, Olympia, WA 98504-4510, phone (360) 902-5316.

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Repeal Policy ES.B.2 - Administrative Policy ES.B.2 Deductions from Wages, Failure to Pay Wages, and Rebate of Wages, Penalties.

WAC 296-126-028 was adopted effective January 1, 2006, to specifically address when deductions were permissible during an employee's on-going employment relationship with the employer. WAC 296-126-025 was revised effective January 1, 2006, to specifically address deductions that may or may not be allowed from an employee's final paycheck.

Contact Janis Kerns, P.O. Box 44510, Olympia, WA 98504-4510, phone (360) 902-5316.

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Repeal Policy ES.C.5 - Payment Interval.

This policy is withdrawn because Payment Interval rules WAC 296-126-023, 296-131-010, and 296-128-035 were expanded for clarity and revised effective March 1, 2007. Policy ES.C.5 is no longer applicable or necessary for any of these three WAC rules.

Contact Janis Kerns, P.O. Box 44510, Olympia, WA 98504-4510, phone (360) 902-5316.

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