WSHRC provides guidance on closed captioning in places of public accommodation
Pursuant to SB 5027, Televised closed captioning – places of public accommodation, which was signed into law by Governor Inslee in 2021, the WSHRC has created a guidance paper, with a question and answer format, for businesses to learn about the new requirements for closed captioning. There is also a PowerPoint training for businesses to utilize when training employees.
- Closed Captioning Guidance
- Closed Captioning in Places of Public Accommodation - PowerPoint
- Closed Captioning in Places of Public Accommodation - PDF
The law goes into effect July 25, 2021, and businesses need to be in compliance by October 23, 2021.