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2018 Wash. Voting Rights Act is introduced »

State bill would empower local governments to close representation gap    OLYMPIA (Dec. 8, 2017) — Sen. Rebecca Saldaña (D-Seattle) introduced the Washington Voting Rights Act (SB 6002) to the Washington State Senate on Wednesday. The WVRA is designed to help cities, counties, school boards…

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State Senate GOP’s budget gambit killing hundreds of jobs »

Senate GOP’s decision to hold capital budget hostage costs 500 jobs (and counting)   The following is from the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFSCME Council 28: OLYMPIA (Nov. 21, 2017) — Nearly 500 state agency and higher education jobs have or will be cut because…

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Pickets continue on final day of Providence caregivers’ strike »

The following from SEIU Healthcare 1199NW: EVERETT (Dec. 8, 2017) — Some 230 home health and hospice nurses, social workers, and other caregivers stood strong…

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Spokesman-Review press operators stand strong together »

New contract proves solidarity works — even in ‘right-to-work’ environment   The following is from Teamsters 117: SPOKANE (Dec. 7, 2017) — There are certain fundamentals…

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Providence workers STRIKE! »

The following from SEIU Healthcare 1199NW: EVERETT (Dec. 6, 2017) — After taking action for more than a year to call on Providence Home Health…

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