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Washington court upholds denial of arbitration in wage dispute suit against Quality Food Centers

By Erianne Leatherman | Mar 27, 2018

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A Washington court of appeals has sided with a trial court in its decision to deny a motion to compel arbitration made by a supermarket chain in a class action lawsuit filed by a former employee alleging underpayment of wages.

Former Gonzaga employee who complained about lack of padding on basketball court can't sue for wrongful termination, court rules

By John Severance | Oct 10, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a man who claims he was wrongfully terminated by Gonzaga University was upheld by the Washington Court of Appeals in an opinion that was released Sept. 7.

Jones Act claim not precluded by LHWCA settlement, Washington court decides

By Sara McCleary | Oct 3, 2017

A Washington appellate court has reversed a superior court’s decision in a case questioning whether a man with a settled claim under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) can pursue new claims under the Jones Act.

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