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WAC 192-320-080

Overpayments caused by incorrect reporting of wages and hoursRCW 50.12.070 (2)(b) and 50.29.021 (3)(a).

(1) When an employer incorrectly reports an individual's wages or hours, and the claim becomes invalid due to a later correction in wages or hours, the department will charge that employer one hundred percent of benefits paid to that individual, except as provided in subsection (3) of this section.
(2) When an employer incorrectly reports an individual's wages and a claimant's weekly benefit amount or maximum benefits payable is reduced due to a later correction in wages, the department will charge that employer for the benefits that should not have been paid, but nonetheless were paid as a result of the employer's incorrect reports, except as provided in subsection (3) of this section.
(3) This section does not apply to the entities listed below. The department will charge only for the percentage of benefits that represent their percentage of base period wages. These include wages earned:
(a) In another state;
(b) From a local government employer;
(c) From the federal government; or
(d) From any branch of the United States military.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010 and 50.12.040. WSR 16-21-013, § 192-320-080, filed 10/7/16, effective 11/14/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, and 50.20.010. WSR 07-23-128, § 192-320-080, filed 11/21/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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