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Honor public workers, society’s ‘safety net’ »

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OLYMPIA (May 4, 2016) — Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, this is national Public Service Recognition Week, honoring the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Jeff Johnson, President of the Washington State Labor…

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WSLC’s Johnson on Worker Memorial Day: Never forget the fallen »

OLYMPIA (April 29, 2016) — Washington State Labor Council President Jeff Johnson delivered the following remarks at the annual Worker Memorial Day ceremony conducted at the headquarters of the state Department of Labor and Industries in Tumwater: On behalf of the Washington State Labor Council,…

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As Boeing cuts jobs here, we’re paying to boost its stock price »

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By JOHN BURBANK (May 4, 2016) — Last week Boeing reported that it had skipped out on $305 million in taxes in 2015. Back in…

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Republicans on silica: It’s OK for corporations to kill people »

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By LEO W. GERARD (April 27, 2016) — Alan White couldn’t shout jubilation from the rooftop on March 25 when he heard that the U.S.…

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Jim McNerney’s legacy at Boeing: $29 billion in 787 bills »

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By DAVID GROVES (April 21, 2016) — Bloomberg reports that Boeing Co. shares tumbled Wednesday after an analyst downgraded the stock to “underperform” and said…

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