Discipline and termination
Are there state-specific laws on the procedures employers must follow with regard to discipline and grievance procedures?
There are no state-specific laws on how to terminate private-sector employees.
At-will or notice
At-will status and/or notice period?
Washington is an at-will employment state. No notice is required.
What restrictions apply to the above?
There are numerous exceptions to at-will employment, most notably discriminatory or retaliatory acts based on protected class status or activities or an express or implied contract theory.
Are there state-specific rules on when final paychecks are due after termination?
Final wages are due to employees on the next regularly scheduled payday regardless of whether they quit or were terminated.