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Moral Week of Action Aug. 22-28 in Olympia »


OLYMPIA (Aug. 21, 2014) — The Puget Sound and Pierce County Chapters of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) will be sponsoring a week of rallies beginning Friday, Aug. 22 in Olympia as part of a nationwide “Moral Week of Action” to call attention…

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Right-wing group wants open contract talks, Ted Nugent »

By DAVID GROVES The Stand OLYMPIA (Aug. 6, 2014) — The right-wing extremist Freedom Foundation is urging its supporters today to protest contract negotiations between the Governor’s Office and state employees’ unions because they want those talks to be open to the public. (Aug. 7…

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It’s time to derail Norwegian Air scheme to undermine good jobs »


By ED WYTKIND (Aug. 20, 2014) — Congress may be on break, but this month the Obama administration faces a watershed decision with huge implications…

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Sign of the Times: Holding greedy corporations harmless »


By DAVID GROVES (Aug. 15, 2014) — An employer lockout of union workers that has dragged on for nearly 18 months is headed toward resolution…

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Our state’s election system limits choices, alienates voters »


By JOHN BURBANK (Aug. 13, 2014) — Was there an election last week? Well, yes there was, but most people seemed to be more interested…

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