The Attorney General’s Office has charged a Pierce County landscaper
with failing to pay workers’ compensation insurance after one of his
employees was injured on the job.
Press release courtesy of the Department of Labor & Industries
An asphalt paver who went door to door in Snohomish County offering customers “a really good deal” now faces upset homeowners and criminal charges of failing to register as a contractor.
Scores of businesses are contacting the Department of Labor &
Industries to report they have received an official-looking letter that
implies they must buy required workplace posters or face fines. L&I did not send the letters, but wants to remind companies that the workplace posters are available for free.
The owner of a Vancouver chiropractic clinic has repaid the Department
of Labor & Industries (L&I) nearly $90,000 resulting from
fraudulent billing. Clinic owner Dr. Lucas Homer recently paid
the full restitution amount of $88,846 to settle a case involving
improper billing practices.
The owner of a foreign-language interpreter service pleaded guilty
Monday in a scheme that authorities say cost Washington state hundreds
of thousands of dollars.
A Spokane restaurant owner faces a felony theft charge alleging she
defrauded the state of nearly $250,000 in workers’ compensation benefits
over eight years while claiming she could not work.
Courtesy of Department of Labor and Industries
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) says a 54
year old Seattle man has been charged with 15 counts of second degree
theft in connection with more than $262,000 he received in workers’
compensation and other benefits.
An Idaho woman faces felony charges after allegedly receiving more than
$12,000 in workers’ compensation benefits and nearly $4,000 for
vocational rehabilitation while claiming she was unable to work.