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Washington attorney general: 50 corporate chains agree to eliminate 'no-poach' clauses

By Marian Johns | Feb 18, 2019

OLYMPIA — Fifty corporate chains with more than 100,000 locations throughout the country have agreed to do away with "no-poach" clauses in their franchise agreements which prevent employees from moving to other stores within the chain, according to the Washington state Attorney General's Office.

Washington state could join legal fight against U.S. Navy over Puget Sound Shipyard pollution

By Marian Johns | Feb 18, 2019

OLYMPIA —Washington state is threatening to join a legal battle involving the U.S. Navy's pollution of Washington State's Puget Sound due to the scrapping of the hull on a decommissioned aircraft carrier, according to the state's attorney general.

Washington attorney general: Business created illegal 'pyramid scheme' bonus structure

By Marian Johns | Feb 4, 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A California-based multi-level marketing business and some of its executives face a lawsuit from the Washington Attorney General's Office over the company's "pyramid scheme" bonuses for consumers who become consultants and false claims of high profits relating to its business model.

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