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Certificate of Parental Improvement (CPI)

If you have an older founded finding of child abuse or neglect in the state of Washington, getting this certificate can give you a chance to work. #2960EN

Leave from Work for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

Washington State law allows employees to take time off from work to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Read this to learn more about your rights. #2502EN

Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

Were you denied unemployment benefits? Have you tried to appeal? Find out how to get free legal help.

Work Injuries and Your Rights

Workers in Washington State who are injured on the job or who suffer an occupational disease have the right to receive workers' compensation for their injury or illness. This is true whether or not a worker has legal work documents or is an undocumented worker. #2608EN

Certificate of Parental Improvement (CPI)

If you have an older founded finding of child abuse or neglect in the state of Washington, getting this certificate can give you a chance to work. #2960EN

Employee Background Checks

When you're applying for a job and the employer requires a background check, you have rights — and the employer has rules to follow. Before you complete the application or go on the interview, know what the company legally can and cannot do.

Certificate of Parental Improvement (CPI)

If you have an older founded finding of child abuse or neglect in the state of Washington, getting this certificate can give you a chance to work. #2960EN

Video Series - H-2A Guest Workers in Washington State

Know your rights and responsibilities as a guest worker in the state of Washington under the H-2A program.

Paid Family and Medical Leave and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Frequently asked questions about Paid Family Leave and COVID-19.

Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave

Workers in Washington state can now start to apply for paid leave! Learn about when and how you can get paid leave.

I Lost My Job. Do I Have Rights?

Lost your job? You may have some legal rights. This will help you understand whether your termination was illegal, whether your employer owes you anything, whether you owe your employer anything and how to assert your rights. #2102EN

Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

Were you denied unemployment benefits? Have you tried to appeal? Find out how to get free legal help.

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