In Storti v. University of Washington, the Washington Supreme Court determined that the University’s faculty handbook had created a valid unilateral contract with its faculty that promised a 2% merit-based salary increase subject to “reevaulation” based on funding. When University funding went south at the height of the recession in 2009-10, the University cancelled
In Eubanks v. Brown, the Washington Supreme Court decided 8-1 that a prosecutor’s job is to prosecute crimes. If a prosecutor sexually harasses an assistant, he’s not acting within his or her job description.
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