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70 years of striving for basic human rights »

By JEFF JOHNSON The first in a series of articles on human rights. (Dec. 10, 2018) — On December 10, 1948, 70 years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed by all but eight member countries of the newly formed United Nations.…

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Congratulations, Larry and April; and thank you, Lynne Dodson »

By JEFF JOHNSON (Dec. 7, 2018) — I want to congratulate Larry Brown and April Sims on their election to the offices of President and Secretary Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. They take the reins of leadership at a time when the…

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Northwest Justice Project staff (OPEIU 8) ratifies first contract »

SEATTLE (Dec. 10, 2018) — Continuing the national trend of increased organizing among doctors, lawyers, nurses, and teachers, 180 employees at the Northwest Justice Project…

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Kim England named Harry Bridges Endowed Chair at UW »

The following is from the The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at the University of Washington: SEATTLE (Dec. 3, 2018) — The Harry Bridges Center for…

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‘Working class hero:’ Former WSLC VP Don Houtchens dies »

BELLINGHAM (Nov. 30, 2018) — Don Houtchens, retired USW leader and longtime Vice President of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, passed away on Thanksgiving…

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