The state of Washington is an “at will” employment state. This means Washington laws provide employers with considerable latitude to make decisions on employment actions. Employers may take actions that seem unfair, based on poor business practices, or even irrational decisions. However, they cannot violate laws written to prevent discrimination such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you feel you have been discriminated against, the employment law attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott A. Miller, APC can help.
Police Brutality or Excessive Force Cases by the Police To bring a lawsuit against the police for excessive force, police brutality or death caused by a police officer, the plaintiff, meaning the “victim” or victim’s family has the initial burden to prove that the police violated victim’s constitutional rights pursuant to 42 U.S.C. section 1983. ...
If you feel you've been discriminated against due to race, gender, disability, sexual orientation or ethnicity, the Law Office of Scott A. Miller, APC will take the time to carefully review your individual circumstances and advise you whether or not you have a valid claim. And if the claim is valid, you get assistance with each step of the process for filing a discrimination claim, including where to file.
The employment law attorneys at the Law Offices of Scott A. Miller understand your frustrations and anxieties when fighting against workplace violations. Regardless of the size of the company, no wage or discrimination complaint is a small matter when it happens to you. Our skilled attorneys are proud to assist workers with finding justice.
Employment laws in the state of Washington are meant to protect employees' rights and prevent individuals from being subjected to unfair employment practices. These laws matter little, though, if employers are too scared of losing their jobs, or facing other forms of retaliation by their companies, to report their employers when they are in the wrong. Whistle blower and retaliation laws protect individuals who come forward to report a company for breaking the law.
If you have been terminated, contact the Law Offices of Scott A. Miller, APC as soon as possible to book an appointment for a consultation. Proving a constructive termination or wrongful termination can be challenging and frequently requires the services of an attorney skilled in federal and state employment laws pertaining to civil and employment rights, as well as familiarity with cases and court rulings similar to yours.