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Legislature Passes COVID Presumption for Frontline Employees

Friday, April 16, 2021 | 0

Lawmakers in Washington state approved a bill that would create a presumption that COVID-19 is an occupational condition for frontline employees. The Senate on Wednesday voted 32-16 to approve amendments to Senate Bill 5115, by Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Des Moines, that were made while the measure was in the state House of Representatives. The House on April 5 voted 68-30 to pass a version of the bill that eliminated a requirement that employers with 50 or fewer employees report COVID cases to the state. The amended bill also added language declaring that the presumption terminates automatically ...

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