Recent News

Reminder: Minimum wage goes to $13.69 starting Jan. 1, 2021

Tumwater – There's a question about the minimum wage that the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) receives a lot, especially at the start of a new year.

Washington among the first to begin developing wildfire smoke worker-safety rules

Tumwater – The number of acres burned by wildfires in our state each year is increasing. And smoke from the Western wildfires last month left Washington with some of the worst air quality in the world at times, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.