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                                Employers can learn about their responsibilities as the new paid sick leave law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Contributed photo Employers can learn about their responsibilities as the new paid sick leave law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Learn about new state paid sick leave law

  • Tue Jan 2nd, 2018 10:01am
  • Life

Staff report

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce will present a meeting to provide information on Washington’s Initiative 1433 from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8 at Brickworks.

According to www.lni.wa.gov, the initiative requires employers to provide paid sick leave to most employees beginning Jan. 1, 2018.

Eva Coblentz, of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, will discuss requirements and employee rights. A question and answer session will follow.

RSVP to chamber@sanjuanisland.org. For more information on the law, visit www.lni.wa.gov.