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What’s alive and what’s dead(ish) in Olympia »

A status report on pro-worker legislation after Wednesday’s cutoff   OLYMPIA (Feb. 16, 2018) — Wednesday was the cutoff deadline for bills to advance from their houses of origin. If it didn’t get a floor vote by the end of that day, it died. But…

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Senator delivers powerful defense of unions »

OLYMPIA (Feb. 12, 2018) — Last week, there was a heated debate in the Washington State Senate over legislation that pitted the interests of in-home health care providers, their union, and the state agency that oversees those critical services versus an anti-union think tank on…

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‘Preemption’ power grabs aim to usurp cities (Legislative Update) »

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Yakima Regional nurses win damages for unpaid work hours »

The following is from the Washington State Nurses Association: YAKIMA (Feb. 16, 2018) — In a major victory for home health and hospice nurses, Yakima County…

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KUOW public radio staff elects to join SAG-AFTRA »

The following is from SAG-AFTRA: SEATTLE (Feb. 14, 2018) — On Tuesday, staff at KUOW-FM 94.9, a National Public Radio member station in Seattle, overwhelmingly…

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As court hears Janus on Feb. 26, join Union Strong rally in Seattle »

SEATTLE — On Monday, Feb. 26, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Janus v. AFSCME, a case that aims to take away the…

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