The 2008 statututory amendment changing vocational
rehabilitation for workers' compensation in Washington became effective on
January 1, 2008. Interim Policy 6.45 implementing the vocational changes became
effective on June 10, 2008.
The amendments to the regulations of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
became effective on January 16, 2009.
The ADA Amndments Act (Americans with Disabilities Act) was signed into law on
September 25, 2008 and is effective January 1, 2009.
If you have questions about any of these changes in the laws, please feel free
to contact us for further information.