As Seattle’s new minimum wage ordinance takes effect, the Office of Economic Development would like to provide a set of resources for employers and workers to learn about the protections that the City of Seattle provides to workers in Seattle.
The City of Seattle created the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) within the Office for Civil Rights to increase equity and establish a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. OLS enforces Seattle’s labor standards ordinances to protect workers and educate employers on their responsibilities. The OLS site provides resources for employers and workers to submit question or violations. [Read more…]