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Forty-three Washington workers to be honored for saving lives on the job

September 24, 2019

Tumwater – Many heroes don't train, practice or plan to be lifesavers, yet when the need unexpectedly arises, often there are people willing to charge in and help.

On Sept. 25, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries and the Governor's INdustrial Safety & Health Board will honor 43 heroic Washington workers during the Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Conference in Tacoma. 

L&I proposes decrease in average workers' comp rates for third year in a row

September 18, 2019

Tumwater – The price of workers' compensation insurance in Washington would drop for the third year in a row under proposal by the Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).

Today L&I proposed a 0.8 percent decrease in the average premium employers would pay for the coverage in 2020.