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Are You Owed Wages? How the Law and L & I Can Help You Get Wages Your Employer Owes You

State law gives the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) authority to collect wages owed to workers. L&I used to have the power to investigate and ask for wages, but it could not make employers pay wages. Now L&I can decide what wages are due and collect those wages for the worker. The law also gives L&I power to assess civil penalties against employers who have willfully failed to pay wages. #2922EN

Dairy Workers in State of Washington Can Now Earn Overtime

Read about how now dairy workers in the state of Washington are eligible to earn overtime. #2604EN

Using Small Claims Court to Recover Unpaid Wages

If you are owed wages by your employer, read this to find out what you can do to get your money. #2200EN

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