Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

L&I: Forces businesses to verify vaccination


File photo

OLYMPIA - The state Department of Labor and Industries is requiring business owners to verify employees have been vaccinated.

Under the new May 21 mandate, the agency is requiring employers to create a "log of workers who have verified they've been vaccinated and the date of verification."

"I believe they are crossing the line," said Sen. Mark Schoessler, R-Ritzville, reacting to the new mandate.

The rule requires employers to check vaccination status daily as workers enter jobsites, marking badges or credentials to indicate vaccination and otherwise demonstrate they have verified vaccinati...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 10/26/2021 22:30