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What does the Department of Labor and industries do?

What does the Department of Labor and industries do?

Labor & Industries. The Labor and Industries Division represents and advises the Department of Labor and Industries regarding the state’s industrial insurance program, workers’ compensation benefits, questions about fair wages and prevailing wage requirements, workplace conditions and safe work environments, contractor and building issues,…

What does labor and industries do in Washington State?

The work touches all businesses and workers in Washington and is of central importance to the business economy of our state. The work of the Labor and Industries (L&I) division tracks the missions of its client agency.

How many attorneys are in the labor and Industries Division?

The Labor and Industries Division is comprised of 51 attorneys and 55 professional staff in Olympia and Seattle. There is someone handling L&I litigation at every Attorney General’s Office location, but the Labor and Industries Division has primary responsibility for assigning cases and providing advice to the Department.

Which is the largest industry in each state?

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Largest industries by state, 1990–2013 at (visited June 16, 2021 ). Examines similarities and differences in employment and wages between metro and nonmetro areas.

Who is the director of the Department of Labor and industries?

17 RCW, known as the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) gives the Director of the Department of Labor and Industries the authority and responsibility for administration of Washington State’s workplace

Is the Washington Department of Labor and industries enforceable?

The contents of this manual are not enforceable by any person or entity against the Department of Labor and Industries or the state of Washington. Guidelines which reflect current Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals or court precedents do not necessarily indicate acquiescence with those precedents.

When does the labor and industries unit open?

Thank you for contacting the Labor & Industries (L&I) Public Records Unit. The Public Records Unit business days and hours will be 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Fridays, not including furlough days and legal holidays.

What does L & I mean in Washington State?

L&I is workers’ comp, workplace safety, labor and consumer protection, trades licensing, contractor registration and license lookup for public safety in Washington State.