Workshop to help employers

The Department of Labor & Industries is offering an informative workshop to help new employers from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on July 31 at the Labor & Industries office, 500 Pacific Avenue, Suite 400, in Bremerton.

Online registration is encouraged by emailing WORKSHOPSCHED@Lni.WA.GOV. and registrations can be done by phone at 1-800-574-2829. Make sure to reference course number 3-78-0084.

The free workshop helps all business owners and managers understand employer rights and responsibilities relative to the Department of Labor and Industries, and services and resources L&I provides. Participants will learn about workers compensation, quarterly reporting, critical claims management strategies, workplace safety and health requirements, wage and hour laws, and contractor registration rules.

This workshop also covers payroll, overtime, meal and break requirements, keeping records and importance of paying for workers' compensation and the importance of managing claims. Other topics include workplace safety and health requirements and contractor registration rules. For more information, call Keith Johnson at 253-596-3834 or visit the website at



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