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Mosqueda: Elect more of our own to office »

ST LOUIS (Oct. 23, 2017) — Following are the remarks delivered by Teresa Mosqueda on Sunday at the AFL-CIO 2017 Convention in St. Louis. (Also see Teresa’s guest blog post at the AFL-CIO website — “Running for office: Have you ever thought about it?”) Good…

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Support Path to Power candidates in this fall’s election »

(Oct. 23, 2017) — County auditors around Washington state have mailed out ballots for this fall’s general election. (Check out labor’s endorsements.) For the past few weeks The Stand has been highlighting the candidacies of some union members seeking public office. Here are some of…

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Got ballot? Check out labor’s endorsements »

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STATE GOVERNMENT

L&I adopts paid sick leave rules to implement I-1433 »

The following is from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries: TUMWATER (Oct. 23, 2017) — Mandatory paid sick leave in Washington starts in…

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Join Inslee at Alliance kickoff event Oct. 24 in Olympia »

OLYMPIA — All union members and community supporters of sustainable clean-energy jobs are invited to join Governor Jay Inslee, state Rep. Beth Doglio and the…

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Seattle’s minimum wage hasn’t boosted grocery prices »

SEATTLE (Sept. 26, 2017) — Back in June, the University of Washington issued a working paper about Seattle’s minimum wage increase that found more people…

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