[Hpn] Tacoma, WA - Labor Ready faulted for cash-pay penalty - Seattle
Post-Intelligencer Staff - July 16, 2002
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Labor Ready faulted for cash-pay penalty
"Arizona is seeking penalties that could reach millions of dollars,"
the Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness said yesterday
by Paul Nyhan - Seattle Post-Intelligencer Staff - July 16, 2002
The Arizona attorney general accused Tacoma-based Labor Ready Inc. yesterday of
breaking the law by charging employees fees to get their pay in cash, in a
At the end of a workday, if a Labor Ready worker wants cash, he pays a fee, $1
plus any change on the payment, the state said yesterday.
Arizona is seeking penalties that could reach millions of dollars, the Arizona
Coalition to End Homelessness said yesterday.
Labor Ready defended its system, saying it offers employees two options:
Workers may cash paychecks for free at certain banks, or they can get a voucher
to use at a cash machine, which charges a fee.
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