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Newhouse leading radical guest-worker plan »

His plan to expand H-2A to cover year-round work is a game-changer that will displace local workers, drive wages down   By ERIC GONZALEZ (July 24, 2017) — Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-4th) sponsored an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill seeking to…

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Senate GOP’s partisan brinkmanship suspends construction, kills jobs »

By SEN. BOB HASEGAWA OLYMPIA (July 24, 2017) — I am saddened to report that the longest and least productive legislative year in the history of our state ended tonight the same way it began — crippled by polarization — to work on behalf of…

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WSLC Convention shifts its focus to racism, organizing »

Delegates urged to change how unions do business to survive, thrive in Trump era   VANCOUVER, Wash. (July 20, 2017) — If Tuesday’s session of…

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WSLC Convention delegates hear: Resist. Persist. Repeat. »

Shuler: ‘Resistance is working. But persistence will get us where we need to be’   VANCOUVER (July 19, 2017) — The first Washington State Labor…

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WSLC 2017 Convention set to begin in Vancouver »

VANCOUVER, Wash. (June 18, 2017) — AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Convention of the Washington State Labor Council,…

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