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State’s COVID-19 emergency order ends, but some safety requirements remain

The state’s COVID-19 emergency orders end on Oct. 31, 2022. Despite this, COVID-19 remains a workplace hazard. Employers should continue…

COVID safety requirements continue as indoor mask mandate ends  

On March 12, 2022, Washington became the 49th state to end its indoor mask mandate. But the Department of Labor…

Governor lifts indoor mask mandate March 12

Just a week after his original announcement, Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that the lift of some indoor mask requirements…

L&I actively enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols

The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) continues to inspect job sites for COVID-19 safety compliance. They’re focusing specifically on…

COVID-19 tests now available for free from state and federal gov’t (Updated 1/21/22)

UPDATE: People can now order free at-home COVID-19 tests from both the state and federal governments. Free tests from the…

Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate for larger employers

The US Supreme Court today voted 6-3 to block the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate. The mandate required vaccines or weekly…