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Quincy ag firm accused of sexual harassment  (Getty Images)
Quincy ag firm accused of sexual harassment (Getty Images)
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Attorney General Accuses Quincy Ag Company of Worker Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced a complaint has been filed in U.S. District Court of Eastern Washington, claiming sexual harassment of farm workers by a foreman working for a large ag company in Quincy, WA

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Kadlec workers vote to form union under SEIU umbrella (Google Street View)
Kadlec workers vote to form union under SEIU umbrella (Google Street View)
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Kadlec Workers Vote to Join SEIU Union, Will Join Statewide Group

After a vote was held April 10-20th, over 800 workers at Kadlec Regional Medical Center have chosen to form a union that will be part of SEIU (Service Employees International Union) 1199NW.

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Restaurant owner wanted on fraud charges, over $1 million (Getty Images)
Restaurant owner wanted on fraud charges, over $1 million (Getty Images)
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Arrest Warrant Issued for Restaurant Owner Over $1 Million in Back Wages!

Usually it's drug dealers, violent criminals and such who get arrest warrants from Feds, but not restaurant owners! And it doesn't involve drugs or other such activity, either.

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Now, many Seattle businesses will be forced to schedule workers two weeks out or longer (Ben Pruchnie-Getty)
Now, many Seattle businesses will be forced to schedule workers two weeks out or longer (Ben Pruchnie-Getty)
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Seattle Passes “Impossible” New Worker Scheduling Laws

Some business owners in Seattle say the new secure scheduling laws will be "impossible" to work around, and will only result in fewer hours and more layoffs for many workers. Secure Scheduling is the latest brainchild of labor union backed Working for Washington, and could potentially leave business owners in serious trouble when it comes to last minute or sick worker scheduling.

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bizarre new scheduling laws set to hit seattle (Ben Pruchnie-Getty Images)
bizarre new scheduling laws set to hit seattle (Ben Pruchnie-Getty Images)
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Seattle To Force Businesses to Give Two Weeks Notice on Work Schedule Changes

It's called secure scheduling, and it's likely to stand Seattle business climate on it's ear.

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New study will examine tank vapors that have sickened workers (Washington State Department of Ecology)
New study will examine tank vapors that have sickened workers (Washington State Department of Ecology)
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Feds Agree To Another Vapor Evaluation at Hanford Tank Farms

In the wake of some 53 Hanford tank farm workers experiencing a variety of health ailments apparently stemming from vapor exposure at the tank farms this year, a Federal safety agency has offered to do another evaluation of what's causing the issue.

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New demands made on behalf of tank farm workers (Getty Images)
New demands made on behalf of tank farm workers (Getty Images)
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Hanford Tank Workers Union Makes New Strong Safety Demands

In the wake of a long string of Hanford tank farm workers experiencing varying degrees of apparent exposure to vapors, a labor union that helps represent some 15 different labor groups at the site has sent strongly-worded demands to Hanford officials Monday.

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Self-Admitted Illegals ‘Rally’ in Olympia to Protest Working Conditions [VIDEO]

Thanks again to Michael Strickland of Laughing at Liberals and Progressives Today, for this latest installment of information, many of which will make you either scratch your head, or (as Glenn Beck used to say) make your 'head explode.'

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Oregon restaurant, hotel officials say wage will kill jobs (Getty Images)
Oregon restaurant, hotel officials say wage will kill jobs (Getty Images)
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Oregon Governor Signs $15 Minimum Wage Into Law

Oregon's new minimum wage law is considered landmark by some, deadly by others. The bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. Kate Brown will raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour faster than any state in the U.S. so far.

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Proposed bill would handcuff employers (Getty Images)
Proposed bill would handcuff employers (Getty Images)
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Proposed Bill Would Keep Strip Employers Rights to Schedule Workers As Needed

Have you heard the new buzzword in Olympia? It's called "secure scheduling," and you will hear about it this election season. Fresh off their drive to get a $15 minimum wage in Seattle and some other cities, Working Washington now wants to take away a business owner or managers right to schedule employees as they see fit.

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