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Rally Wednesday to support state workers »

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OLYMPIA — Washington state employees and their unions will join with community allies on Wednesday, Aug. 31 to rally at the State Capitol for fair contracts that end the growing trend of public servants driven out of public service by non-competitive pay. Washington state’s recent…

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Celebrate Labor Day at union events, picnics »

Labor Day — Monday, Sept. 5 — is a day to recognize and honor the achievements of America’s working people. This year, the annual celebration comes during a critical election cycle. Many of us will spend the day with close family and dear friends at…

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OPINION

With Secure Scheduling statute, Seattle can lead the nation »

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By KATIE GARROW (Aug. 26, 2016) — When I was 16 years old, I routinely missed volleyball practice after school because I got called in…

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I-1433 is a first step toward an economy that works for all »

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By JOHN BURBANK (Aug. 25, 2016) — If you work in downtown Seattle, you can’t ignore the construction. Eight years ago construction ground to a…

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We needn’t choose. We can have great transit AND fund schools. »

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By REP. JOE FITZGIBBON (Aug. 17, 2016) — Last week, state Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) wrote an op-ed at PubliCola criticizing November’s Sound Transit 3…

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