Washington now has ‘strongest overtime law in the nation’

TUMWATER (Dec. 11, 2019) — The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) on Wednesday announced its long-awaited rule change to update and restore overtime protections for hundreds of thousands of salaried workers in the state.

Under the new rules — which will be phased in over the next seven-plus years at different rates for large and small employers — salaried workers who earn less than 2.5 times the Washington state minimum wage, or about $83,000 a year in 2028, will be guaranteed time-and-a-half pay for every hour they work over 40 each week….

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