Relatives of State Workers Killed on Roads to Receive TuitionAuthor/Presenter: Mikkelsen, Drew
A bill was signed into law that allows children and spouses of state transportation workers killed on the job to receive free tuition at Washington’s public colleges. The same benefits were already given to family members of law enforcement or firefighters killed in the line of duty.
Publication Date: April 22, 2015
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The video of the annual Worker Memorial ceremony including the signing of HB 1977, which extends tuition waivers to WSDOT workers’ families, can be watched at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o26XsfXfXsU&feature=youtu.be.
Topics: Laws and Legislation; Worker Safety