Brandon Sipherd and Lisa Burke, of Sipherd Burke Law PLLC, will host an employee rights event to educate and empower community members to better understand their employment rights.
On May 9, 2015, Sipherd Burke Law PLLC will host Know Your Rights, a community outreach event aimed at educating and assisting under-served employees. Participants will learn to navigate issues related to proper payment of wages, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. They will also have the opportunity to learn about specific employment statutes such as the Family Medical Leave Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and the Washington Law Against Discrimination.
Attendees will have a chance to meet with employment attorneys to discuss specific concerns related to their employment. In addition, business professionals will be on hand to assist with résumé and interview skills.
The event will be held on May 9, 2015 at the Kent Senior Center from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.The Center is located at 600 E. Smith Street in Kent, Washington.