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WAC 296-135-140

Complaints—Investigation—Notice of infraction—Determination of compliance.

(1) Upon complaint by an employee of an employer's violation of chapter 49.76 RCW and these rules, the director shall investigate the complaint.
(2) If the director determines that an employer has violated chapter 49.76 RCW and these rules, the director shall issue a notice of infraction and may:
(a) Impose a fine of up to five hundred dollars for the first infraction; and
(b) Impose a fine of up to one thousand dollars for each subsequent infraction committed within three years of a previous infraction; and
(c) Order an employer to restore the employee to a position of employment under RCW 49.76.050(2) and WAC 296-135-110(1), except as limited by RCW 49.76.050(3) and WAC 296-135-110(2).
(3) If the director determines that an employer has not violated chapter 49.76 RCW and these rules, the director shall issue a determination of compliance.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.76 RCW and 2008 c 286. WSR 10-14-099, § 296-135-140, filed 7/6/10, effective 9/1/10.]
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