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New Independent Contractor Protections for Seattle Effective 9/1/22

by | August 23, 2022

A new ordinance is set to go into effect on September 1, 2022. On June 14, 2021, Seattle City Council moved to pass SMC 14.34 which outlines new Independent Contractor Protections (ICP). This ordinance will require covered entities to provide disclosures to independent contractors prior to signing a hiring contract and at time of payment. The new ordinance specifically outlines the following: