An ongoing list of enacted Washington State legislation related to employment issues.
(As of March 18, 2020)
Washington HB 2965, among other things, added $25 million appropriation from the budget stabilization account for expenditure into the COVID-19 unemployment account. It became effective on March 17, 2020.
Washington HB 2739 adjusted certain requirements of the shared leave program. Includes a provision of shared leave for employees in isolation or quarantine as requested or ordered by a public health offiical or health care provider as a result of COVID-19. It became effective on March 17, 2020.
This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of all COVID-19 related State legislature, or even all legislature that may tangentially affect employment.