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OLYMPIA (Oct. 22, 2015) — Voter turnout for the Aug. 5 primary election was abysmal in Washington state and was historically low nationwide. Fewer than one in three registered voters in our state bothered filling out and mailing in their ballots, and in some states…

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WSLC seeks Legislative Intern for 2015 session »

OLYMPIA (Oct. 22, 2014) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest labor organization which represents some 400,000 union members from more than 600 local unions, has an exciting internship opportunity in Olympia during the 2015 legislative session. The application deadline is Monday,…

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »


Higher education funding summit on Saturday in Tacoma »


TACOMA — In an effort to address the state’s declining investment in higher education before the 2015 legislative session, students, faculty, community organizations, and labor…

Oct 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Video coverage of this year’s Spokane Labor Rally »


SPOKANE (Oct. 20, 2014) — The Spokane Regional Labor Council, AFL-CIO and its affiliates hosted the 22nd annual Spokane Labor Rally on Wednesday, Oct. 15…

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Unions endorse oil distribution center proposal in Vancouver »


The following is from the Columbia Pacific Building Trades Council, AFL-CIO: VANCOUVER, Wash. (Oct. 17, 2014) – Major construction trade unions in Southwest Washington and Oregon…

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