PDFRCW 47.64.132

Unfair labor practice proceduresPowers and duties of commission.

(1) The commission is empowered and directed to prevent any unfair labor practice and to issue appropriate remedial orders; however, a complaint shall not be processed for any unfair labor practice occurring more than six months before the filing of the complaint with the commission or in superior court. This power shall not be affected or impaired by any means of adjustment, mediation, or conciliation in labor disputes that have been or may hereafter be established by law.
(2) If the commission determines that any person has engaged in or is engaging in an unfair labor practice, the commission shall issue and cause to be served upon the person an order requiring the person to cease and desist from such unfair labor practice, and to take such affirmative action as will effectuate the purposes and policy of this chapter, such as the payment of damages and the reinstatement of employees.
(3) The commission may petition the superior court for the county in which the main office of the employer is located or in which the person who has engaged or is engaging in such unfair labor practice resides or transacts business, for the enforcement of its order and for appropriate temporary relief.
[ 2018 c 252 § 5; 2011 1st sp.s. c 16 § 26.]


Effective date2011 1st sp.s. c 16 §§ 26-28: "Sections 26 through 28 of this act take effect July 1, 2013." [ 2011 1st sp.s. c 16 § 32.]
Transfer of powers, duties, and functions2011 1st sp.s. c 16: See note following RCW 41.58.060.