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Volunteer for Labor’s Voice activities this fall »


(Aug. 28, 2014) — Labor’s Voice, the Washington State Labor Council’s grassroots political action program, is continuing to reach out to voters across the state and explain which candidates have earned working families support, and why. And NOW is the time to get our your…

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WSLC’s Seattle office moving across town »

SEATTLE (Aug. 27, 2014) — The Seattle office of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, is moving from its lower Queen Anne location — where the state’s largest labor organization has been headquartered since 1992 — to the former IBEW building in the city’s International…

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Bring the family! Labor Day events across state on Monday »


Labor Day is a celebration of the incredible contributions of America’s working people. Through sweat, sacrifice and innovation, workers built this country and make it…

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Teamsters at Fred Meyer warehouse vote to OK strike »


The following is from Teamsters Local 117: TUKWILA (Aug. 26, 2014) – Teamster warehouse workers employed at the Fred Meyer grocery distribution center in Puyallup…

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ILWU OKs grain deal; lockout ends Wednesday »


The following is from ILWU: SAN FRANCISCO (Aug. 26, 2014) — Longshore workers who load grain in Pacific Northwest export terminals have voted to ratify…

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