Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to...
Posted by admin on 04/07 at 01:49 PM
British Airways Accused of Recruitment Discrimination
Unions representing airline workers are questioning certain recruitment practices of British Airways, arguing that those practices may discriminate against women.
During its employee selection process, British Airways contacts the previous employer...
Posted by admin on 04/05 at 12:31 PM
Key Baby Recalls About 29,000 Pacifiers
Key Baby LLC is recalling approximately 29,000 pacifiers because of a potential choking hazard. The Lutz, Fla. company said Tuesday that the Pampers Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards.
Two Teen Girls Struck, Injured While Crossing Street
Two teenage girls suffered injuries Friday night when a car slammed into them as they were using a crosswalk near the Kitsap Mall, officials said.
Deputies and medics were dispatched to the scene, at the intersection of Kitsap Mall Boulevard NW and...
Posted by admin on 04/05 at 10:28 AM
April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
“One death is unacceptable: One death every 15 minutes is an outrage.” AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyMotor vehicle-related injuries are the leading cause of death for those age 1 – 34. Center for Disease Control and PreventionThe estimated...
Four Year Old Girl Injured in High-Speed Car Crash
A 4-year-old girl and a 33-year-old man were badly hurt after a car speeding on Center Road slid into a long skid, flew into the air for some 50 feet and landed in a wooded area 20 feet off the road Thursday, emergency workers said.
Bellevue Hit-and-Run Accident Kills 77 year old
A 77-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver as she walked near the Crossroads Shopping Center Friday evening.
The crash happened at 8:22 p.m. in the 16100 block of NE 8th, according to Carla Iafrate with Bellevue police.
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 03:47 PM
The Top 10 Weirdest Traffic Laws
You know the basic traffic laws — stop at a red light, obey the speed limit, don’t drink and drive. But this is America, land of the free and home of the make-it-up-as-you-go-along, so in addition to the standard traffic laws, there are some weird...
As Button Battery Use Increases, So Do Battery-Related Injuries and Deaths
Small, coin-sized batteries can be found in products in nearly every home in America. From the flashlight sitting on the table, to the remote control next to the TV, "button batteries" as they are commonly referred to, are in thousands of products...
Use this Checklist: Information and Documents to Collect for Your Lawyer After an Injury
We've written here before about what you should do immediately following an accident. If you have now decided to get help from a lawyer to pursue your claim for damages, consider using this checklist as a helpful tool to prepare yourself for your...
Employee Rights 101: A Guide to Your Basic Rights as an Employee
Employment law covers all rights and obligations within the employer-employee relationship -- whether current employees, job applicants, or former employees. Because of the complexity of employment relationships and the wide variety of situations...
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 02:57 PM
What is Wrongful Termination?
If you have been laid off or fired recently, and believe that you may have lost your job for an unlawful reason, you may have a right to bring a claim for wrongful termination against your former employer. Legal remedies that may be available to you...
Posted by admin on 03/29 at 02:28 PM
Bellevue Man Flips ‘68 Corvette in Alleged DUI Crash
A man was seriously injured when he crashed his 1968 Chevy Corvette in Bellevue Sunday evening, and troopers say alcohol was a factor. Witnesses told troopers the 52-year-old driver was going extremely fast down I-90 around 5:20 p.m. when he lost...
New AAP Recommendations for Car Seat Safety
There's new advice for parents when it comes to car and booster seats. The nation's leading pediatricians, with the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend parents keep their children in those seats longer.
The first recommendation may surprise...
What to Tell Your Lawyer - A Helpful Guide
For clients that meet with their lawyer about their problems, the question about what to say to a lawyer can be a daunting one. This simple three step guide lays the foundation for the way to establish a successful attorney-client...