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Pregnancy Discrimination Targeted by Washington AG Ferguson

Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit against O’Reilly Auto Enterprises, LLC accusing the auto parts retailer of violating the state’s Healthy Starts Act, Law Against Discrimination, and Consumer Protection Act by refusing to reasonably accommodate its pregnant employees. According to the complaint, O’Reilly routinely rejected pregnant employees’ requests for workplace accommodations, including the ability…

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PFAS-t and Furious: Five More AGs Sue “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

Arizona AG Kris Mayes, Maryland AG Anthony G. Brown, Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha, and Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed separate lawsuits against manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for alleged violations of state environmental and consumer protection laws related to PFAS contamination in their respective states’ waterways. The Arizona,…

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Washington AG Sues Puppy Store for Alleged Misleading and Deceptive Sales Practices

Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit against Doxiedor LLC, d/b/a Puppyland, and affiliated entities and individuals (collectively, “Puppyland”) alleging that the company violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act through deceptive and unfair advertising and sales practices related to its sale of purebred and designer mixed-breed puppies.

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Washington AG Recovers Additional $9.3 Million in Stolen Unemployment Funds

Washington AG Bob Ferguson announced that his office has recovered an additional $9.3 million in money stolen as part of a nationwide pandemic unemployment fraud scheme perpetrated against the state’s Employment Security Department.

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