Advisory Committees

Employment Security Advisory Committee (ESAC)
ESAC focuses on Washington’s employment system, including workforce and career development, Unemployment insurance (UI) and UI-related programs that lead to a thriving economy, quality jobs, and expanded career opportunities for all Washingtonians. Visit the ESAC page for more details.

Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) Advisory
The PFML Advisory Committee comments on rules, policies, and other specified matters and study issues as the committee determines. Visit the PFML Advisory Committee page for more details.

Unemployment Insurance Advisory Committee (UIAC)
This committee considers and provides advice to the Employment Security Department (ESD), legislature and Governor to improve the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. The committee may consider changes to state statute, comment on ESD rulemaking and policies, make recommendations on other specified matters, and study issues as the committee determines appropriate. Visit the UIAC web page for more details.

Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment (GCDE) 
The GCDE promotes equality, opportunity, independence and full participation in life for people with disabilities.  Visit the GCDE page for more details.

Agricultural and Seasonal Workforce Services Advisory Committee
This committee advises the Employment Security Department on the operations of the Office of Agricultural and Seasonal Workforce Services. Visit the Agricultural and Seasonal Workforce Services Advisory Committee page for more details.