Employees have certain rights under federal and state laws. Employers, for instance, cannot discriminate on the basis of many factors including race, religion or national origin.
Employers can also be liable for subjecting employees to a hostile work environment or sexual harassment. Employers must follow certain laws pertaining to wages and payment, including payment for overtime.
Employment lawyers in Kitsap County, Washington typically represent employees who have been treated unfairly or wrongly by their employers and seek to be compensated.
The NELA strives toward a world where employees are paid a living wage, that is free of employment discrimination, harassment or wrongful termination.
Attorney Referral Service of the Kitsap Legal Services - Kitsap Legal Service operates a non-profit Attorney Referral Service to help individuals and businesses find a local attorney in Port Orchard or Bremerton, WA, or the surrounding areas of Kitsap County, WA. The KLS Attorney Referral Service makes the referral to local private attorneys practicing law in Kitsap County. The service charges a $50 fee for the referral which entitles the person to a 30 minute consultation with the attorney at no additional charge.