Entries by Jeffrey

Fair Work News — May 2021

a restaurant where workers’ rights weren’t on the menu A Spanish-speaking immigrant restaurant worker in Seattle recently contacted our legal clinic looking for help enforcing his rights on the job. He was regularly required to work overtime hours, but his employer only paid him for 40 hours each week, no matter how many hours he […]

A Potent Pairing: Wine & Wage Theft at Tandem Wine & Cheese Bar

Tandem Wine and Cheese Bar was promoted as a chic, relaxed, farm-to-table restaurant, with an eclectic decor and an outdoor patio in the heart of Woodinville’s wineries. It opened in Woodinville in 2010 and operated for a decade until closing abruptly in June 2019. Tandem had its devoted regulars: “It was almost like Cheers with […]

Celebrando el primer grupo de Promotores de Salud & Seguridad en Yakima

En los principios de noviembre, 14 trabajadores en Yakima formaron parte del primer grupo de Promotores que hemos certificado, participantes en un programa de entrenamiento sobre los derechos laborales y la salud y seguridad en el trabajo. Estes trabajadores están creciendo su liderazgo y ayudando asegurar que todos los miembros de sus comunidades tengan el conocimiento que necesitan para enfrentar el maltrato en el trabajo.

Celebrating 14 New Health & Safety Promotores in Yakima

Haga clic aquí para leer esta noticia en español.   Earlier this month, 14 workers in Yakima became the first group to complete Fair Work Center’s new Health and Safety Promotores training program. These workers are growing their leadership and helping to ensure everyone in their community has the knowledge they need to stand up to […]

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund applications are now open

Undocumented workers can now apply for financial relief from the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund We’re over seven months into the COVID crisis, and undocumented workers in our state still haven’t seen any form of government relief — but that’s about to change. Today, undocumented workers can begin applying for the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund, […]