Washington employees

If you are an employee in Washington State, your employer should provide you with the following information:

  • Paystubs every pay period
  • The amount you were paid in tips or service charges
  • The amounts you have accrued in sick leave
  • Your pay records back three years, if you ask for it
  • Your personnel file, if you ask for it

Seattle employees

Seattle employees should get some extra information, including:

  • The employer’s name and address
  • Your rate of pay
  • Whether or not you are entitled to overtime
  • How tips or service charges are paid
  • When payday is

Seattle independent contractors

Seattle independent contractors are entitled to the same information as Seattle employees.

Read more about Payroll & Personnel Records on the Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries website.

Contact us

Workers' Rights Clinic
Seattle University, Sullivan Hall