In Washington State, short-term disability provides income replacement in the event the policyholder is unable to perform the primary duties of his or her full-time job. Most employers do not provide paid leave. The state does not have a mandatory program covering temporary medical conditions. Worker’s compensation addresses on the job accidents only. Follow a…

 

Washington State has multiple laws regarding maternity leave that provide unpaid job protection rights. Two are state specific, one is a federal regulation that applies across the country, and one is a hybrid – it applies in only twenty-two states and may be the only option for income replacement for those without private coverage. Two…