WSR 15-11-100
[Filed May 20, 2015, 9:37 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 458-20-105 (Rule 105) Employees distinguished from persons engaging in business, explains the conditions that serve to indicate whether persons are engaging in business or are employees.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 82.32.300 and 82.01.060(2).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is proposing to revise Rule 105 to:
Add the definition of "engaging in business" as found in RCW 82.04.150;
Add that personal chefs are independent contractors;
Add subsection headings where there were none; and
Update the rule as needed.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule making or giving oral testimony at the public meeting or public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication: A preliminary draft of possible rule changes is available via the department's online Rules Agenda.
Written comments may be submitted by mail and should be directed to Gayle Carlson, e-mail, or mailing address ITA Division, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453.
Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting.
Public Meeting Location: Capital Plaza Building, 4th Floor Executive Conference Room, 1025 Union Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, on June 24, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.
Call-in option can be provided upon request no later than three days before the meeting date.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Mary Carol LaPalm, (360) 725-7499, or Renee Cosare, (360) 725-7514, no later than ten days before the meeting date. For hearing impaired please contact us via the Washington relay operator at (800) 833-6384.
May 20, 2015
Dylan Waits
Rules Coordinator