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Rally, festival against TPP June 25 in Tacoma »

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TACOMA (June 3, 2016) — The tide is turning against the TPP, and Tacoma plans to celebrate. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the massive 12-nation “free trade” agreement that would set NAFTA-like rules for about 40 percent of the global economy, is growing more and more unpopular.…

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Send in your I-1433 petitions; volunteer July 4 weekend »

UPDATE (June 24, 2016) — This is it. Thank you to all of you who gathered signatures for Initiative 1433, the important effort to raise the state minimum wage and allow workers to earn paid sick leave. To make sure I-1433 makes the ballot, it’s…

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Leaders react as short-handed court puts immigrants in limbo »

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2016) — In a 4-4 tie decision on Thursday, the short-handed U.S. Supreme Court announced it was deadlocked on a case…

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Social Security, Medicare report ‘reassuring,’ says Trumka »

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2016) — Social Security will be able to pay full benefits until 2034, when it will face a modest gap in…

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AFL-CIO endorses Clinton for President of the United States »

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(June 16, 2016) — Working people in the AFL-CIO’s affiliate unions have chosen to endorse Hillary Clinton for president of the United States. The endorsement…

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