WSR 17-01-136
[Filed December 20, 2016, 3:26 p.m.]
The new minimum wage rate for 2017 that was announced by the department on September 28, 2016, has been superseded by the passage of Initiative 1433. Under Section 3 of Initiative 1433, RCW 49.46.020 was amended to set the new minimum wage rate of $11.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2017. The rate for minor workers under sixteen, pursuant to WAC 296-126-020 (eighty-five percent of the hourly rate required by RCW 49.46.020), will be $9.35 per hour starting January 1, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact Maggie Leland, rules coordinator at (360) 902-4504.
Maggie Leland
Rules Coordinator