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50 days left: Volunteer for Labor’s Voice! »


Phone banks statewide tomorrow, Thursday; walks Saturday in Tacoma, Vancouver   (Sept. 15, 2014) –There’s 50 days left until the General Election and the question posed in today’s New York Times editorial is, “Will voters realize that decisions made on Nov. 4 will reverberate in…

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Get continuing education credits at workers’ comp conference Oct. 9-10 »

OLYMPIA (Sept. 15, 2014) — Every two years, union members and others interested in Washington’s workers’ compensation system gather to hear from expert speakers and presenters about the changes and policy issues affecting the safety net for injured workers. The  2014 “Meeting of the Minds”…

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Updates on Casa Latina, SAGE, Sakuma Bros., wage theft »


By JEFF JOHNSON (Sept. 15, 2014) — From the field last week: Casa Latina On Saturday night, Casa Latina had their 20th anniversary dinner at…

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I-1351: Smaller class sizes make big difference for our children »


By JOHN BURBANK (Sept. 10, 2014) — I always think of September as the actual beginning of the year. School starts, summer vacation is over,…

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‘Caring for Ourselves:’ Social service workers to meet Oct. 4 »


(Sept. 9, 2014) — One of the most painful ironies in our low-wage workforce is the number of people providing essential services to the un-…

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