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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1968 NO. 14 > Mar 26 1968

RCW 51.16.130, relating to the distribution of catastrophe costs under the industrial insurance act, is applicable so as to reduce the charges to the class accounts of an employer which are required by RCW 51.16.020, in the case of an industrial accident in which three or more employees of a single employer are fatally or otherwise injured as specified therein, irrespective of whether the same three or more employees were also engaged in a single class of employment.

AGO 1954 NO. 193 > Jan 20 1954

Civilians employed by the Washington National Guard as caretakers and clerks, pursuant to 32 U.S.C.A., sec. 42, are employees of both the state and federal government and therefore are qualified to participate in the state employees' retirement fund.