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  • Wage violations rampant at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, lawsuit says

    Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday over the Northwest Detention Center allegedly failing to pay detainees minimum wage in exchange for their work. Immigrants detained at the facility for civil proceedings were often paid $1 per day or less, the lawsuit alleges.

Wage violations rampant at Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, lawsuit says

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday over the Northwest Detention Center allegedly failing to pay detainees minimum wage in exchange for their work. Immigrants detained at the facility for civil proceedings were often paid $1 per day or less, the lawsuit alleges.
Melissa Santos melissa.santos@thenewstribune.com