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Labor leaders hail Obama immigration order »


(Dec. 21, 2014) — Jeff Johnson, president of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, issued the following statement Thursday night in response to President Barack Obama’s announcement of an executive order on immigration: President Obama’s executive order creating administrative relief for up to five million…

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Smith, Kilmer urge swift renewal of TAA by year’s end »

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 21, 2014) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) on Thursday introduced a Senate companion bill to the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Act of 2014, introduced by Reps. Adam Smith (D-WA), Sander Levin (D-MI), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Charles B. Rangel (D-MI). These bills…

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Week of ‘Black Friday’ events slated at every Walmart in state »


(Nov. 21, 2014) — During the week of “Black Friday” holiday shopping, OUR Walmart, community supporters and organizations are collectively planning to have an action…

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Sea-Tac Airport workers to Alaska Airlines: Stop robbing us »


The following is from Working Washington: SEATAC (Nov. 20, 2014) — More than 100 airport workers and community supporters with Working Washington protested Alaska Airlines’…

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Healthcare workers more united after striking CHI Franciscan »


TACOMA (Nov. 19, 2014) — CHI Franciscan should care for Pierce County patients, not Denver executives.  The 1,100 workers who went on strike for better…

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

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