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IntentDuties of department.

It is the intent of the legislature that the department assist agricultural employers in mitigating the costs of the state's unemployment insurance program. The department shall work with members of the agricultural community to: Improve understanding of the program's operation; increase compliance with work-search requirements; provide prompt notification of potential claims against an employer's experience rating; inform employers of their rights; inform employers of the actions necessary to appeal a claim and to protect their rights; and reduce claimant and employer fraud. These efforts shall include:
(1) Conducting employer workshops and community seminars;
(2) Developing new educational materials; and
(3) Developing forms that use lay language.


Conflict with federal requirements1990 c 245: See note following RCW 50.04.030.
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