2021 Legislative Session Roundup

By Deirdre Bissonnette and Leslie Wolff, Legislative & Policy Subcommittee Chairs The 2021 Legislative Session in Washington State came to a close on Apr. 25, 2021. Between the House and the Senate, 1,075 bills were introduced. Of those, 334 were passed into law. The ICSEW encourages all of its members to participate in the civic…

Bill Alert: HB 1047

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

Bill Alert: HB 1073

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

ICSEW Bill Alert E2SSB 5291

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

ICSEW Bill Alert: SB6213

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

ICSEW Bill Alert: HB 2602

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

ICSEW Bill Alert: HB 1888

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160 and RCW 42.52.180,…

ICSEW Bill Alert: SB 1888

As part of its work, the ICSEW Legislative and Policy subcommittee provides Bill Alerts during the current legislative cycle. Its purpose is to inform state employees of pending legislation that may impact them. As state employees, we cannot use state time or resources to lobby for or against legislative proposals in accordance with RCW 42.52.160…

Bill Alert: SB 5327

Bill alert SB 5327 ICSEW BILL ALERT SB 5327 Expanding career connected learning opprotunities Link to the bill: SB 5327 Why does this bill matter to you? Creates a career connected learning cross-agency work group to: Scale up and expand high-quality career connected learning opportunities in communities across the state; and Coordinate agency functions and…

Bill Alert: HB 1601

Bill alert HB 1601 ICSEW BILL ALERT HB 1601 Creating universal worker protections act Link to the bill: HB 1601 Why does this bill matter to you? Creates the Employee Fair Classification Act, which creates new provisions prohibiting the misclassification of employees as independent contractors and creates remedies, including civil penalties and damages. Provides for…