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If there's a state government shutdown due to lack of a 2017 – 2019 Washington budget, many services provided by the Department of Labor & Industries would not be available starting July 1. L&I has a full list of service interruptions should there be a full or partial shutdown.

Verify Workers' Comp Coverage

Does your contractor or other employer have a paid-up workers' comp account?

Verify that employers and building trades contractors are registered as a business in Washington and in good standing with L&I by using these online services.

Employers

Did you know...
Under Washington State law*, you or your business could be liable for the unpaid workers' compensation (industrial insurance) premiums of any business you hire or contract with. More...
(*RCW 51.12.070)

See more. Verify that an employer's workers' comp coverage is paid up.

Building trades

See more. Verify that a building trades contractor is registered, bonded and insured to work in Washington.

See more. Check L&I's list of infractions issued to building trades contractors and plumbers.

See more. Verify that an employer or independent contractor's Department of Revenue tax registration account is active (www.dor.wa.gov).

Farm labor contractors

See more. Verify that a Farm Labor Contractor is licensed by Washington State.

About employer and building trades contractor verification services

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