WSR 10-05-015

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed February 4, 2010, 2:58 p.m. ]

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following are the policy and interpretive statements issued by the department regarding the specialty compliance services division policies.

If you have any questions or need additional information please call Naomi Goodman at (360) 902-4211.

Specialty Compliance Services: Employment Standards.

Amended Policy ES.C.10, chapter 296-130 WAC.

The purpose of this policy is to provide answers to the frequently asked questions about the Family Care Act. The changes will implement 2009 ESSB 5688, and later Referendum 71, which changed the Family Care Act to include registered domestic partners. Additionally, the new telephone number for the protected leave unit is included.

Contact: David Johnson, Industrial Relations Specialist, P.O. Box 44510, Olympia, WA 98504-4510, phone (360) 902-4930, e-mail jodc235@lni.wa.gov.

Naomi Goodman

Washington State Code Reviser's Office