SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced he’s leading a coalition of 16 attorneys general in an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court defending workers’ rights.
Joint statement from AG Ferguson and L&I Director Sacks on Alaska Airlines US Supreme Court decision
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Department of Labor & Industries Director Joel Sacks offer the following statement on the United States Supreme Court decision to decline to hear Alaska Airlines v. L&I:
The Washington Supreme Court agreed today with Attorney General Bob Ferguson that agricultural workers who are paid on a “piece-rate” basis by what they pick are also entitled to hourly compensation for time they spend on other aspects of their jobs.
OLYMPIA — A federal judge today rejected an effort by the Northwest Detention Center’s operator, GEO Group, Inc. (GEO), to dismiss Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against the company for allegedly violating Washington’s minimum wage laws.
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Office will be in Kittitas County Superior Court today defending a voter-approved initiative raising the state’s minimum wage and ensuring paid sick leave for workers.
SEATTLE — Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief supporting Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance in the case of International Franchise Association v. City of Seattle.
TUMWATER — A former drywall contractor in Walla Walla must pay more than $1 million in delinquent workers’ compensation premiums and penalties.
TUMWATER — A Spanaway woman has been charged with stealing more than $56,000 in injured worker benefits while operating a barbecue eatery.
Attorney General Ferguson files criminal wage theft and fraud charges against athletic club executives Sam Adams and Dana Sargent
SEATTLE —Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed criminal charges in King County Superior Court against the owners and operators of West Seattle Athletic Club for stealing wages and evading taxes. In only the second wage theft criminal prosecution brought by the state, the Attorney General’s Office seeks justice for harmed workers and Washington taxpayers.
Spokane – A Spokane woman stands accused of raking in more than $100,000 in disability benefits while working with her husband to operate his motel, and their nightclub and apartment building.