Workers are protected by laws and rules covering workers' wages, working conditions, overtime pay, and prevailing wage on public works construction projects.
Employees must be paid for all work performed at the rate agreed upon with their employer.
Workers are entitled to protection from discrimination. L&I handles safety & health, wage & hour, and some other types of workplace discrimination.
Washington State does not require employers to provide leave or pay for holidays, vacations, or bereavement.