Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 73 Veterans And Veterans' Affairs - Section 73.16.061 Enforcement of provisions

§ 73.16.061. Enforcement of provisions

(1) In case any employer, his or her successor or successors fails or refuses to comply with the provisions of RCW 73.16.031 through 73.16.061 and 73.16.090, the attorney general shall bring action in the superior court in the county in which the employer is located or does business to obtain an order to specifically require such employer to comply with the provisions of this chapter, and, as an incident thereto, to compensate such person for any loss of wages or benefits suffered by reason of such employer's unlawful act if:

(a) The service in question was state duty not covered by the uniformed services employment and reemployment rights act of 1994, P.L. 103-353 (38 U.S.C. Sec. 4301 et seq.); and

(b) The employer support for guard and reserve ombudsman, or his or her designee, has inquired in the matter and has been unable to resolve it.

(2) If the conditions in subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section are met, any such person who does not desire the services of the attorney general may, by private counsel, bring such action.

[2001 c 133 § 10; 1953 c 212 § 6.]

     Effective date -- 2001 c 133: See note following RCW 73.16.005.

Sections:  Previous  73.16.015  73.16.020  73.16.031  73.16.032  73.16.033  73.16.035  73.16.041  73.16.051  73.16.053  73.16.055  73.16.061  73.16.070  73.16.080  73.16.090  73.16.100  Next

Last modified: April 7, 2009