WELA ALERT: WASHINGTON SUPREME COURT

Court Will Decide Whether Applicants Can Bring Retaliation Claims Based on Opposition With Respect to a Different Employer

The district court certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court:  “Does RCW 49.60.201(1) create a cause of action for job applicants who claim a prospective employer refused to hire them in retaliation for prior opposition to discrimination against a different employer?

Zhu v. North Central Educational Service District – ESD 171, No. CV-00183-JLQ (Feb. 2017).