Updates to WA Cares law

Feb 17, 2022
Written by WR Communications

On Jan. 27, Gov. Inslee signed a bill that delays parts of WA Cares implementation by 18 months. Most immediately, premium collections for WA Cares won’t begin until July 2023. The Employment Security Department (ESD) won’t accept any WA Cares premium payments for the first quarter of 2022.

Find newly updated information and guidance on the WA Cares website. Future updates will be announced via ESD’s employer newsletter. Sign up to receive the newsletter here.