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  • Getting Hired

    Your first step towards getting a job may be filling out an application or having an interview. This is your chance to show the employer you have the skills to work for them. This explains what the employer may legally ask you in the interview or application. #2907EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Health and Safety in the Workplace

    What to do if there is a safety hazard or unsafe conditions in your workplace and if you become injured or sick at work. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

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

    By:
    Unemployment Law Project
  • Video - Your Rights Under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. These are federal laws, so they are true for every state. Read More

    By:
    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

Employee Rights - Criminal Records (1)+

  • 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. Read More

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español

H-2A Workers (1)+

Paid Family and Medical Leave (1)+

When You've Lost Your Job (3)+

  • 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 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • Job Retaliation

    Most employment in Washington State is "at will." Your employer usually can fire you at will for any reason, or for no reason. There are exceptions to this rule. The employer may not fire you in retaliation for exercising your legal rights as an employee. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

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

    By:
    Unemployment Law Project
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