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AGO 1962 No. 104 >  March 27, 1962
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES - ATTORNEY'S FEES UNDER § 7, CHAPTER 274, LAWS OF 1961
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES ‑- ATTORNEY'S FEES UNDER § 7, CHAPTER 274, LAWS OF 1961 (1) Under § 7, chapter 274, Laws of 1961 (RCW 51.24.010), an injured workman who successfully maintains a third party action, the recovery of which is had after June 8, 1961, is entitled to have the state bear a proportionate share of the costs and attorney's fees (after approval of the court) that he has incurred in effecting recovery. (2) Before the department of labor and industries can be called upon to contribute a proportionate share of attorney's fees and costs the workman must file a civil action in a court of law.
AGO 2008 No. 4 >  March 24, 2008
ELECTRICIANS - LICENSES - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRIES
Scope of licensing exemption granted in RCW 19.28.091(1) for certain utility work. The licensing exemption provided in RCW 19.28.091(1) applies to any entity employed by a utility to perform the type of work described in the statute, whether the electrical work is performed by the prime contractor directly or by a subcontractor.
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