When you’re fired because you made a worker’s compensation claim, Part 1

This is the first of a three part series. We examine what an employee can do when he or she is discriminated against for making a claim under Washington’s Workers’ Compensation laws (also known as Industrial Insurance Act). An employee has many protections under Washington’s employment laws available. However, fighting back can be hard, so we recommend you speak to an experienced employment lawyer.  Each case is unique so please feel free to contact us to set up a time to talk. Washington … Continued

Which State’s Employment Laws Apply to Me?

If you become involved in a employment dispute, one of the first things you need to do is to figure out which state’s employment laws apply to your issue. Often times the answer to this question is easy. For example, if you live in Washington state, work for a company based in the state of Washington, and are physically located in Washington, then Washington employment laws apply. The question becomes more difficult in many real life situations. For example, what if an … Continued