Archive January 2022

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Impacts of Port of Tacoma Ruling

Port of Tacoma v. Sacks. This case has significant implications for all employers in the State of Washington, including fire agencies. In essence, the Court concluded that all travel time for outof-town travel is compensable under Washington State law if and when certain conditions exist. The following is a brief summary of the facts and the applicable conclusions that need to be considered by employers in the State of Washington. 

2022 Mobilization Program Webinars

The Washington State Fire Marshals Office is offering a series of free webinars to fire agencies and personnel that respond to state mobilization incidents. The webinars will delve into various aspects of the Washington State Fire Services Mobilization Plan (Plan) and offer guidance on a range of topics, including what to expect when responding and how to complete the assorted forms.



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