The 2020 Washington state legislative session has begun. We are watching for bills that affect nonprofits and will let you know what actions you can take. Here are a few issues that have already come to our attention.
What Do Washington State’s New Overtime Pay Rules Mean for Nonprofits?
Employees, including those working for nonprofits, who earn salaries under this threshold must earn overtime for any hours worked over 40 in one week. I know this change presents a challenge to most of us, particularly outside the Seattle metropolitan area. We face rising labor costs and funding levels that are not keeping pace. On the positive side, this could move us toward better compensation in the sector and less burnout.
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