How can we help you today?

Contact the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries for information about agency programs and services in your language at 1-800-547-8367.

Once you are on the phone, please hold a moment while we call an interpreter to help us. You may learn more about our programs and services listed below and obtain translated documents. This service is free.

Labor & Industries is NOT associated with the Immigration and Naturalization Service. We will not report an undocumented worker to the federal government or to a local police authority; it is our intent to ensure employees are provided a safe workplace, appropriate wages, and medical coverage if injured.

If you have requested and not received services in your preferred language, please call 1-855-682-0778. Once we receive your complaint, we will review or investigate it.

Our staff can help you understand:

For Workers

  • Workers’ compensation claims and time loss payments.
  • How to find a doctor.
  • Break and meal period requirements.
  • Minimum wage and overtime pay.
  • How to file a workers’ rights complaint.
  • Workplace safety requirements and how to file a workplace safety complaint.
  • How to file a complaint if you have been retaliated against for exercising your right to a safe and healthy workplace.
  • How to file a complaint if your employer retaliates against you for a workplace injury.
  • For other types of discrimination complaints, contact the Human Rights Commission at 1-800-233-3247.

For Business

  • What to do if your employees are injured.
  • How to request a safety and health consultation.
  • How to file a quarterly report.
  • Safety training materials.
  • Permits and inspections.
  • L&I business requirements.
  • Information for small business owners.

For Crime Victims

If you are the victim of a violent crime, the Crime Victims Compensation Program may be able to help. Please call 1-800-762-3716 and hold a moment while we call an interpreter to help us.

Language Policy and Agreements

Language Access Services Policy
L&I/USDOJ Memorandum of Agreement

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