RCW 49.60.200 Unfair practices of employment agencies. It is an unfair practice for any employment agency to fail or refuse to classify properly or refer for employment, or otherwise to discriminate against, an individual because of age, sex, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, or to print or circulate, or cause to be printed or circulated any statement, advertisement, or publication, or to use any form of application for employment, or to make any inquiry in connection with prospective employment, which expresses any limitation, specification or discrimination as to age, sex, race, creed, color, or national origin, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, or any intent to make any such limitation, specification, or discrimination, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification: PROVIDED, Nothing contained herein shall prohibit advertising in a foreign language.

[1997 c 271 12; 1993 c 510 14; 1973 1st ex.s. c 214 9; 1973 c 141 12; 1971 ex.s. c 81 5; 1961 c 100 3; 1957 c 37 11. Prior: 1949 c 183 7, part; Rem. Supp. 1949 7614-26, part.]

NOTES:

     Severability--1993 c 510: See note following RCW 49.60.010.

     Effective date--1971 ex.s. c 81: See note following RCW 49.60.120.

Element of age not to affect apprenticeship agreements: RCW 49.04.910.

Fraud by employment agent: RCW 49.44.050.