Tacoma, Washington Employment Lawyer

5224 Olympic Drive
Suite 110
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: 253-858-6601
Fax: 253-858-6603
Mt. Rainier, Washington

Employment Lawyer for the South Puget Sound

Since 1994, Terry A. Venneberg has provided counseling and representation to employees in employment-related cases and situations. Terry has achieved successful results on behalf of his clients in a wide variety of cases, including those involving employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, deprivation of civil rights, defamation and wrongful termination. Terry is licensed to practice law in Washington and Alaska, and provides counseling and representation to clients in both states. Terry believes that it is important for employees to be fully informed of their rights in the workplace, and he places the emphasis of his practice on providing complete and professional legal advice and services to his clients, as well as aggressive and thorough representation in all matters which proceed to litigation.

Terry provides counseling and representation of clients in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, on matters which include the following:

  • Employment Discrimination (Race, Gender, Age, Disability, Religion, National Origin)
  • Sexual Harassment, or Other Discriminatory Hostile Environment
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Violations of Employment Contracts
  • Whistle Blower Rights (Retaliation for reporting employers who endanger public safety)
  • Public Employee Rights (Local, State and Federal Government)
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Review or Negotiation of Severance Agreements.

Located in Gig Harbor, Washington, Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law, represents clients in employment law matters throughout the Puget Sound region, with primary emphasis in South Puget Sound, Tacoma, Pierce County, Kitsap County and the Olympic Peninsula.

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Topic of the Week

Corporate Whistleblowing: What Actions by a Whistleblower Does the Law Protect

In recent years financial corruption and crises have led to increased more regulation of corporations and the financial industry and corporations. Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank impose various financial reporting obligations on publicly traded companies. T

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Blog of the Week

The Trucking Industry Is a “Sweatshop on Wheels.” Here’s How Kavanaugh Could Make It Worse.

The Court will determine whether workers in the hyper-exploitive trucking industry can sue their bosses for breaking the law.

Thought for the Week

"Whisper networks are a double-edged sword: the same secrecy that protects victims and whistleblowers can shield perpetrators as well."

–Sarah Jeong, The Verge

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Searches for Whistleblower Laws This Week: 

  • Federal Employee Whistleblowers: Whistleblower Protection Act
  • Trucking Whistleblowers: Surface Transportation Assistance Act
  • Corporate Whistleblowers: Sarbanes-Oxley/Dodd-Frank
  • Environmental Whistleblowers: Occupational Safety and Health Act

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. This is how getting fired is more financially devastating for women
  2. Gig Economy Prime Target for Labor Department Opinions
  3. It’s official: D.C. Council has repealed Initiative 77
  4. The Employer Surveillance State
  5. McDonald’s Labor Case Gets Political