The Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) prohibits employment practices that discriminate on the basis of age (40 years of age or older), sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, unless a bona fide occupational qualification exception applies (WA Rev. Code Sec. 49.44.090, Sec. 49.60.180et seq.). The WLAD covers public employers and private employers with eight or more employees, including employment agencies and labor unions. Nonprofit religious or sectarian organizations are exempt from the law's coverage.