We partner with our clients to defend their workplace rights 

— with results!

WHY CHOOSE US?

Entente is an understanding, alliance or agreement between parties. We are here to protect you and your employment rights.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

At Entente, it is our desire to help the world become a better place—at home and abroad. We are making a commitment to…

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CLIENT REVIEWS

Read about what our clients have to say about how Entente Law helped them protect their employment rights.

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Top Ways Employers Cheat, Mistreat and Exploit Employees

A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT IS WHERE THE BOSS DISPLAYS OR ALLOWS:

• Intentional, severe and repetitive behaviors that keep you from your ability to properly perform your duties at your workplace

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YOUR EMPLOYER IS NOT PAYING YOUR WAGES PROPERLY BY:

• Denying overtime and/or rest breaks • Paying below minimum wage or “prevailing wage” • Not providing “gender equal” pay

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YOU’RE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF:

• Age • Race • Gender • Religion • Sexual Orientation

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YOU’RE PAID BY QUESTIONABLE PAYMENT METHODS:

• “Under the table” • Commissions and piece work to avoid paying benefits or overtime • Tip pooling/skimming • Or you’ve caught your employer taking illegal deductions

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YOUR JOB HAS BEEN ILLEGALLY CLASSIFIED:

• As a ‘1099 Employee’ (no W-2) without benefits or overtime • By unlawfully being made a manager or placed in a salaried position to avoid paying you overtime

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YOU’RE EXPERIENCING SEXUAL OR OTHER FORMS OF HARASSMENT AT WORK LIKE:

• Unwelcome advances and other behaviors that create an uncomfortable and/or threatening work atmosphere • There are many forms of harassment that can impact you

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YOU’RE BEING DENIED BENEFITS  YOU ARE ENTITLED TO SUCH AS:

• Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) • Paid sick leave

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YOU HAVE EXPERIENCED

• Retaliation • Wrongful termination • Undeserved demotions or suspensions

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Not sure which category you fall into?  That’s OK, we can help!

About Us

Entente Law, PLLC is a small employment law firm with a passion for protecting your employment rights. Although we’re located in Puyallup, we are regularly in court in the major cities throughout the Puget Sound area. We welcome our clients from throughout the Puget Sound and across Washington state.

Meet Jim!

Jim Pizl, JD is a passionate educator for his clients. He holds a strong commitment to the client-attorney partnership.

Making a Difference

At Entente Law, we believe in giving back to the community.  It is our desire to help the world become a better place.

Workplace Law Stories

Learn about the many ways Entente Law has made a positive difference for our clients and their workplace law cases.

Client Reviews

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

He is an excellent communicator! … During the entire case I felt I was Jim’s only client. He showed great care and attention throughout the process. His expertise of employment law educated me greatly and I always knew what was going on.

Posted by Lori

I can tell James does it not just for the money, as most attorneys.. he loves the job, and very open for some complex cases… Each time I contacted him, I could feel the energy that he has to make some impact in Law world, and mainly help people.

Posted by Rus

He is extremely efficient & professional. He is thorough & very good with communicating every step of the process, including having a quick response time to my inquiries. I could not be happier with Mr. Pizl, and highly recommend him.

Posted by Misty

Contact Us

We welcome your inquiries and look forward to the opportunity to be your partner in employment law
Office (253) 256-2012 Fax (253) 251-1276


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