Washington Department of Labor & Industry

L&I Proposes a Near 5-Percent Hike in Workers’ Comp Rates
L&I Proposes a Near 5-Percent Hike in Workers’ Comp Rates
(Tumwater, WA) -- The Washington Department of Labor and Industries is proposing a 4.8 percent increase in the average price employers and workers pay for workers’ compensation insurance next year. If adopted, the increase would mean employers and workers would jointly pay an additional $61 a year, on average, for each full-time employee within a business. "Ev ...
Walla Walla Foundry Fined Almost $94K Over Workplace Safety Allegations
(Walla Walla, WA) -- Washington Labor and Industries says they've fined Walla Walla Foundry Inc $93,600 after the agency says an inspection found a wide range of rules violations. L&I says it comes from a general lack of planning and hazard assessment to specific and serious failures to provide required safety equipment or training to workers. Th ...