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Mark your calendars for MayWorks 2017 »

MayWorks is an annual month-long celebration of workers’ culture and history. While Canada has carried the tradition for years — in Toronto, Winnipeg, Montreal, Vancouver — the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO first organized MayWorks in 2012 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the 1812…

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Jackson St. Workers Mural party is April 30 »

Historical mural celebrates working people fighting for social justice   SEATTLE (April 20, 2017) — Installation began Wednesday on the Jackson Street Workers Mural at the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO building at 16th & Jackson. Three years in the making, this historical mural depicts…

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Call Congress today! Urge ‘NO’ vote on new Trumpcare bill »

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2017) — In the rush to show progress on President Trump’s agenda in his first 100 days in office, House Republicans…

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40-hour workweek, OT pay under attack by House GOP »

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2017) — Republican leaders in Congress just launched a new attack on the 40-hour workweek. H.R. 1180, which they call the…

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Shutdown: ‘It’s the American people who pay the price’ »

The following is from the American Federation of Government Employees: (April 24, 2017) — David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government…

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