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 Snohomish 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.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Snohomish County Bar Association - The Snohomish County Bar Association (SCBA) in Everett, Washington, has established a lawyer referral service. The non-profit Lawyer Referral Service helps the public find a qualified local attorney. In exchange for a $35 consultation fee, the individual is entitled to a 30 minute consultation with the attorney at no additional charge. The service screens the attorneys for their experience and good standing with the Washington Sate Bar.