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...
Governor Inslee Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Detention Into Law

Governor Inslee Signs Bill Banning For-Profit Detention Into Law

               Governor Inslee signed House Bill (HB) 1090 into law today, prohibiting the operation and use of private, for-profit detention facilities in the state. The bill signing marks a historic moment in the national movement to abolish for-profit prisons. With...
Call to Action: Support SB 5355

Call to Action: Support SB 5355

SB 5355: Establishing wage liens March 23rd @ 10am in the House Committee on Labor and Workplace Standards Wage theft disproportionately impacts immigrant workers, many of whom have language barriers and who are unlikely to take extra risks for fear of retaliation....