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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Blood Money: "What was your previous salary?"

The dreaded salary question. How to skillfully handle this tricky question and get the salary you deserve.

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Blog of the Week

The Supreme Court’s Latest Anti-Worker Decision Deals a Major Blow to the #MeToo Movement

After months of sustained public pressure targeting sexual harassment in workplaces across the United States, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday significantly undermined the power of workers to collectively challenge discrimination and abuse at the hands of their employers.

Thought for the Week

"When people are open and want to understand more about my experiences and why this is meaningful for me, then that's a great place to start."

–journalist Makkah Ali on observing Ramadan in the workplace.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top 5 Workplace Rights Searches This Week: 

  • Final Pay
  • Unpaid Wages
  • Drug Testing
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sex/Gender Discrimination

 

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Civil Discourse - Talking politics at your dealership--or on social media--could cost your business employees and customers.
  2. Cheating workers out of wages is easier than ever
  3. Neil Gorsuch Just Demolished Labor Rights
  4. McDonald’s workers block headquarters and chant, 'We can see your greedy side'
  5. Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights