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‘A pivotal year for state politics and policy’ »

WSLC 2019 Legislative Report summarizes session, how each legislator voted   OLYMPIA (July 18, 2019) —  The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has published its 2019 Legislative Report summarizing this year’s session of the State Legislature, describing how bills on working family issues fared, and…

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What you need to know about our state’s new election rules »

(July 16, 2019) — It’s summer and across Washington state, temperatures — and primary election races — are heating up. This year, our access to register to vote is growing. Our democracy is strongest when everyone participates and our unions are strongest when all of…

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OPINION

2019’s freshmen legislators hit ground running in Olympia »

By APRIL SIMS Secretary Treasurer’s Column from the WSLC 2019 Legislative Report With the current federal administration, the rights we hold dear as Americans and…

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Labor-environment alliance still strong, getting major wins »

By LARRY BROWN President’s Column from the WSLC 2019 Legislative Report On a beautiful, sunny afternoon in May, I stood behind Governor Jay Inslee as…

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The Soul of a Union Man »

Retiring USW president reflects on what it meant — and still means — to be Union   By LEO W. GERARD PITTSBURGH (July 12, 2019)…

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WASHINGTON IS A UNION STATE!

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