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Delegates vote on ’18 election endorsements »

SEATTLE (May 19, 2018) — Delegates representing unions from across the state that are affiliated with the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO voted Saturday on early election endorsements at the WSLC’s 2018 COPE (Committee on Political Education) Convention at the Machinists 751 Hall in Seattle.…

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Proof that every vote counts in Olympia »

WSLC’s 2018 Legislative Report summarizes productive session, includes voting records   OLYMPIA (May 10, 2018) —  Every vote counts. Political organizers say it all the time, but the 2018 session of the Washington State Legislature proved the difference a single vote can make. In this…

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Farm bill cutting food assistance FAILS; state’s GOP reps vote yes »

UPDATE (May 18, 2018) from the Washington Post — In blow to GOP, House fails to pass massive farm bill in face of conservative Republican showdown…

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As Janus ruling looms, AFL-CIO launches ‘Freedom to Join’ site »

The following is from the AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2018) — The U.S. Supreme Court will make a decision in the coming weeks whether or…

May 16 2018 / Comments Off on As Janus ruling looms, AFL-CIO launches ‘Freedom to Join’ site / Read More »

Register for National Single Payer Strategy Conference June 22-24 »

MINNEAPOLIS — Registration is now open for the National Single Payer Strategy Conference in Minneapolis on June 22 through 24. The theme of this year’s conference,…

May 8 2018 / Comments Off on Register for National Single Payer Strategy Conference June 22-24 / Read More »

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