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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

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

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.

Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

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

Worker Rights & COVID-19: What you should know

Workers in Washington state – regardless of immigration status − have the right to a safe workplace. As a worker, you may be able to get help from the government if you are unable to work because you have contracted COVID-19, were exposed or worried you may have been exposed to the coronavirus, or you feel unsafe at work. #2508EN

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.

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

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. #2909EN

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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