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Chapter 2, Laws of 2017 to be liberally construedLocal jurisdictions may adopt more favorable labor standards.

The provisions of chapter 2, Laws of 2017 are to be liberally construed to effectuate the intent, policies, and purposes of chapter 2, Laws of 2017. Nothing in chapter 2, Laws of 2017 precludes local jurisdictions from enacting additional local fair labor standards that are more favorable to employees, including but not limited to more generous minimum wage or paid sick leave requirements.
[ 2017 c 2 § 11 (Initiative Measure No. 1433, approved November 8, 2016).]


IntentEffective date2017 c 2 (Initiative Measure No. 1433): See notes following RCW 49.46.005.
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