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AGO 1970 No. 9 >  May 26, 1970
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS FOR WOMEN - CONFLICT BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS FOR WOMEN - CONFLICT BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS (1) An employer in this state who is governed by Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C., § 2000e 2) may not invoke the provisions of RCW 49.28.070 and WAC 296-128-440 as a justification for refusing to hire or promote women solely on the basis that the working conditions involved in the job they are seeking are such as to preclude the employment of women under such state provisions.(2) An employer who is governed by Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C., § 2000e 2) is excused from compliance with the provisions of RCW 49.28.070 and WAC 296-128-440 to the extent that these state provisions are in conflict with the federal act.
AGO 1970 No. 10 >  June 3, 1970
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - ELEVATOR CODE - MUNICIPALITY'S JURISDICTION
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - ELEVATOR CODE - MUNICIPALITY'S JURISDICTION A municipality which had an elevator code in effect prior to 1963 may continue to assume jurisdiction over conveyances in buildings owned by the municipality itself as well as privately owned buildings; however, under RCW 70.87.050, as amended, conveyances in buildings owned by the state, a county, or a political subdivision other than the municipality itself have been placed under the jurisdiction of the department of labor and industries of the state of Washington.
AGO 1961 No. 10 >  February 10, 1961
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
AUTHORITY TO CHANGE CLASSIFICATION OF BUSINESS OR INDUSTRY The Department of Labor and Industries is empowered to transfer a business or industry from one occupational classification to another by administrative procedure even though the occupations involved are neither insolvent nor in danger of becoming insolvent.
AGO 1951 No. 024 >  April 25, 1951
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - ELECTIVE ADOPTION COVERAGE
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES ‑- ELECTIVE ADOPTION COVERAGE
Rem. Rev. Stat. 7679-1 does not supersede Rem. Rev. Stat. 7696, elective adoption employers and workers are entitled to the same benefits from Rem. Rev. Stat. 7679-1 as those under compulsory conversion, and the classification of the type of work engaged in is not changed by election to come under the act.
AGLO 1973 No. 21 >  February 2, 1973
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION - INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ‑- INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE ‑- LABOR AND INDUSTRIES The department of labor and industries has the authority to certify an employer as a self-insurer under chapter 51.14 RCW of the industrial insurance act where the employer has retained an independent service organization to assist it in managing its industrial insurance matters.
AGLO 1973 No. 102 >  November 5, 1973
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - RAILROADS - WASHINGTON INDUSTRIAL SAFETY HEALTH ACT
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- LABOR AND INDUSTRIES ‑- RAILROADS ‑- WASHINGTON INDUSTRIAL SAFETY HEALTH ACT The Washington Industrial Safety Health Act, chapter 80, Laws of 1973, is applicable to employment in work places operated by the railroad industry.
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