WELA Amicus brief filed

Washington State Supreme Court

Hill v. Garda CL Northwest, Inc., 198 Wn.App. 326, 394 P. 3d 390 (2017)

Plaintiffs in a class action were awarded damages for failure to provide meal and rest breaks, liquidated damages and prejudgment interest. The case addresses the standard of determining a willful violation of meal and rest break regulations and whether prejudgment interest can be awarded together with liquidated damages.  Decision pending.

Katie Cameron and Jeff Needle wrote an amicus brief for WELA.  Read the amicus brief HERE .