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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

L&I: Forces businesses to verify vaccination

 

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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...



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