Interim Legislative Update – the work continues!

Interim Legislative Update – the work continues!

For twenty years, CLS has said no to the government funding that supports most legal aid organizations. Why? Because it would restrict our ability to represent people who are undocumented or incarcerated, or to make large-scale impact through class action...
Acompáñanos el 8 de septiembre para una reunión virtual

Acompáñanos el 8 de septiembre para una reunión virtual

Los habitantes de Washington deben tener una oportunidad justa para reconstruir sus vidas. No se les debe negar por no poder pagar las deudas judiciales. Por favor, acompáñenos el miércoles 8 de septiembre a las 5 pm para una conversación comunitaria sobre cómo la...
2021 Legislative Session Recap

2021 Legislative Session Recap

Given the daunting challenges of holding the 2021 legislative session during a pandemic and fully virtual for the first time, I shared the concerns of many about what the legislature could actually accomplish. Against those expectations, the legislature went...
Powerful New Tool Coming for Victims of Wage Theft in Washington State

Powerful New Tool Coming for Victims of Wage Theft in Washington State

              OLYMPIA, WA – Today, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill that will give most Washington workers whose employers don’t pay their wages a new tool in the fight to recover their hard-earned money. Senate Bill 5355, known as the Washington Wage...