Pierce County veterans cheated out of paychecks by non-profit finally get some justice

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PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — Approximately 70 Pierce County veterans who were paid late, or at times not at all, for work at the non-profit, Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington (VIEW) of University Place, have settled a class-action lawsuit against their former employer. 

Last month they began receiving checks stemming from the settlement. 

“It gives me goosebumps. I was so happy it was over with,” said Mike Garwick, an Army veteran from Tacoma. “I’m happy with what I’ve got now. It changes my life.”

In 2018 the veterans filed the

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