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Washington State Supreme Court rules immigration detainees entitled to minimum wage

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The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that civil immigration detainees employed in private facilities must be treated as legal employees and are thus entitled to the minimum wage stipulated by the state. The post Washington State Supreme Court rules immigration detainees entitled to minimum wage appeared first on JURIST - News.

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Ukraine plot to attack Russia-Germany Nord Stream pipeline revealed: Washington Post

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The Biden administration knew that Ukraine planned to attack a majority Russian-owned natural gas pipeline, owned by Nord Stream , three months ahead of an actual attack on the gas line, according to documents reviewed by the Washington Post. The Washington Post obtained the leaked documents via a member of an online Discord server.

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Washington state governor signs bill banning sale of assault weapons

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Washington state Governor Jay Inslee Tuesday signed House Bill (HB) 1240 , prohibiting the sale, manufacture, import and distribution of assault weapons in the state. Tuesday’s actions add Washington to a short but growing list of US state governments enacting gun control measures.

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Opioid distributors reach $518M settlement with Washington state

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Three opioid distributors Tuesday announced a $518 million settlement with Washington state. AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson settled following a lawsuit regarding the companies’ alleged role in fueling Washington’s opioid epidemic.

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SCOTUS hears oral arguments in bankruptcy amendment, Washington workers’ compensation law cases

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Washington. Washington concerns whether Washington’s 2018 amendment to its state workers’ compensation laws violates intergovernmental immunity because it applies only to certain federal workers in the state of Washington. The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday in Siegle v. United States v.

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Washington governor signs bill to ban for-profit jails

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill on Wednesday that bans for-profit detention centers, including immigration facilities, in the state of Washington. The only Washington facility impacted by the bill is the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.

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Greetings from Washington, DC

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Greetings from Washington, DC : Where I will be attending tomorrow morning’s two U.S. The post Greetings from Washington, DC appeared first on How Appealing.

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