Event Details

Labor Standards for Quotas at Warehouse Distribution Centers (2SHB 1762 Implementation)

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules
Monday, April 15, 2024
1:30 p.m.

Location

In-person:
Department of Labor & Industries
12806 Gateway Drive South
Tukwila WA 98168

A pre-hearing overview will begin at 1:00 p.m. The hearing will start at 1:30 p.m. and will continue until all oral comments are received. This public hearing will be held jointly with L&I’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

L&I encourages the submittal of written comments, due by 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2024.

Purpose

The purpose of this rulemaking is to implement Second Substitute House Bill 1762 (2SHB 1762), codified under chapter 49.84 RCW. The proposed rule will create new protections for warehouse distribution center workers who are subject to performance quotas. Fraud Prevention and Labor Standards (FPLS) shares responsibility for enforcing 2SHB 1762 with L&I’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), which is conducting separate but coordinated rulemaking. FPLS’s proposed rule provide clarification on the labor standards for quotas created by 2SHB 1762 and describe how L&I will enforce the requirements of the bill. The anticipated effective date is July 1, 2024.