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  • Damages and Contingency Fees: Hiring a Lawyer in Personal Injury and Workplace Discrimination Cases

    If you have been injured by someone or discriminated against in the workplace, you may want the person or employer at fault to pay for the costs associated with the incident, such as medical bills or lost wages. If so, consider hiring a lawyer. #9942EN Content Detail

    Legal Voice
  • Employment Discrimination

    Federal, state, and local laws require employers to engage in fair employment practices. When employees feel they are experiencing discrimination or harassment in the workplace, they often are unsure about what their rights are. This memo is intended to be a road map to job discrimination laws. It outlines the laws that prohibit employment discrimination, what legal remedies exist, and where to go if you feel you have experienced job discrimination. Content Detail

    Legal Voice
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  • Fair Chance Act - Use of Criminal Record Information in Job Hiring

    In 2018, the Legislature passed the Washington Fair Chance Act, RCW chapter 49.94, to protect job applicants with a criminal record so they may fairly compete for job opportunities for which they are otherwise qualified. Content Detail

    Washington State Office of the Attorney General
  • Filing a Charge of Employment Discrimination

    Any individual who believes that their employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC. This web page describes how. Content Detail

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Filing a Discrimination Complaint with the WSHRC

    Any individual who believes that he or she has been discriminated against based on protected class status may file a charge of discrimination with the WSHRC. Under the law, everyone has the right to be free from discrimination at work, in housing, in a public accommodation, or when seeking credit and insurance. Content Detail

    Washington State Human Rights Commission
  • Representing Yourself in the EEOC Process: A Guide for Pro Se Claimants

    This Guide is for people who want to file a complaint (or, a “Charge of Discrimination”) with the EEOC against their employer without help from an attorney. Content Detail

    Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Sexual Harassment at Work

    Sexual harassment at work is a serious problem. It can make workers less productive. It can increase employee absenteeism and turnover. And it can hurt the health and well being of workers. Sexual harassment is not about sex. It is the harasser being hostile toward the victim or abusing power over the victim because of the victim’s gender. Content Detail

    Legal Voice
  • Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity In Employment

    Discrimination in employment based on a person's Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity is a violation of RCW 49.60. Content Detail

    Washington State Human Rights Commission

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