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AGO 1961 No. 53 >  August 10, 1961
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - BOARD AGAINST DISCRIMINATION - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES - AUTHORITY UNDER CHAPTER 100, LAWS OF 1961
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- BOARD AGAINST DISCRIMINATION ‑- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES ‑- AUTHORITY UNDER CHAPTER 100, LAWS OF 1961 (1) The board against discrimination has the exclusive authority to administer complaints alleging discrimination because of age. (2) Chapter 49.08 RCW does not authorize the department of labor and industries to adjust differences between employer and employee resulting from discrimination because of age. (3) The department of labor and industries has exclusive authority to approve age limits established by employers or licensing agencies pursuant to § 5, chapter 100, Laws of 1961. (4) Chapter 100, Laws of 1961, prohibits discrimination because of age only with respect to persons between the age of forty and sixty-five years. (5) Chapter 100, Laws of 1961, applies only to those employers who have eight or more employees and are not religious or sectarian organizations organized for private profit.
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