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Due to the 2011-13 operating budget recently passed by the State Legislature, the Productivity Board will be suspended for two years.

For the last 29 years, the Productivity Board has received over 25,435 suggestions resulting in a $62,014,443 in first-year savings, saving taxpayers $10 for every one dollar spent on the program.

Thank you for allowing us to serve you. We hope to serve you and Washington's taxpayers and state employees again sometime in the future.


The Productivity Board is committed to excellence in public service by demonstrating leadership. The Employee Suggestion Program and Teamwork Incentive Program encourage public employees to create, innovate, and apply first-rate ideas.

The Washington State Legislature created the Productivity Board to improve public service and increase efficiency. The Productivity Board members include representatives of state agencies, higher education, private businesses and organized labor.

The Board administers the Employee Suggestion Program and the Teamwork Incentive Program. Both may offer cash incentives to state employees who suggest money-saving improvements.