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June 20, 2017

TMLG and Public Justice File Suit on Behalf of American Farmers to Require Country-of-Origin Labeling on Meat Products

TMLG attorneys Beth Terrell and Blythe Chandler, along with Public Justice, representing the Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Action Fund (R-CALF USA) and Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW), filed a lawsuit in the …

 
June 1, 2017

TMLG and ACLU Challenge Unconstitutional Debtors’ Prison Practices in South Carolina County

In Lexington County, people who can’t afford court fines for traffic and other low-level offenses go to jail, without consideration of their finances and without legal …

December 12, 2016

Class Action Against DeRuyter Brothers Dairy Challenges Exemption from Overtime Pay

On December 9, 2016, two dairy workers brought a class action lawsuit against DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, Inc., which owns and manages a large dairy operation in …

 
August 8, 2016

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges King County’s Failure to Pay for Jury Service

Suit alleges King County’s jury system unlawfully excludes poor people and people of color August 8, 2016 – Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC and the Law Office …

 
July 21, 2016

Hanford Challenge, Local 598, and Attorney General Seek Immediate Protections for Hanford Workers

Hanford Challenge and United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 598 (“Local 598”) today filed a motion aimed at improving protections for workers at the …

 
June 28, 2016

Washington Court of Appeals Issues Important Decision in Wrongful Conviction Compensation Case

June 28, 2016 – We are pleased to announce that Division III of the Washington Court of Appeals has issued an important decision in the first case …

 
June 1, 2016

Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Ending Benton County’s Modern-Day Debtors’ Prison

Benton County No Longer Jails or Forces Manual Labor on People Who Can’t Afford to Pay Court-Imposed Debts Press Release | Contact:  Doug Honig, ACLU-WA,  206.624.2184 …

 
October 6, 2015

Lawsuit Challenges Benton County’s Modern-Day Debtors’ Prison

Additional Information Frequently Asked Questions Case Documents Class Action Complaint In the News 6/8/16: Los Angeles Times 4/8/16: The Washington Post 12/2/15: Tri-City Herald 11/19/15: JSTOR …

 
October 30, 2013

Press Release: TMLG Files Class Action Against Sakuma Brothers Farms on Behalf of Farm Workers for Wage and Hour Violations

Farm Worker Brings Class Action Over Broken Promises, Denial of Rest Breaks, and Failure to Provide Accurate Information Regarding Hours Worked (Seattle, WA, October 25, 2013) Seeking to get …

 
September 18, 2013

Settlement Reached in Suit over Unlawful Tenant Background Checks

Press Release | September 18, 2013 Contact:  Doug Honig, ACLU-WA,  206.624.2184 A settlement in a class action lawsuit on behalf of people who were denied rental housing …