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* WSLC Legis. Reception/Conf.WSLC Legis. Reception/Conf.

All union leaders, staff, and especially rank-and-file members in Washington state are invited to attend the Washington State Labor Council's 2018 Legislative Reception and Lobbying Conference on Feb 1-2 at the Hotel RL Olympia. Click for details.

* I AM 2018 moment of silenceI AM 2018 moment of silence

Time: 2:20 pm

To honor the 50th anniversary of the tragic events that touched off the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike, WFSE/AFSCME Council 28 is asking the entire union to join with AFSCME members in Memphis in observing a moment of silence at 2:20 pm. Pacific time on Thursday, Feb. 1. Click for details.

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* WSLC Legis. Reception/Conf.WSLC Legis. Reception/Conf.

All union leaders, staff, and especially rank-and-file members in Washington state are invited to attend the Washington State Labor Council's 2018 Legislative Reception and Lobbying Conference on Feb 1-2 at the Hotel RL Olympia. Click for details.

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* RTW Summit, SeaTacRTW Summit, SeaTac

"Building Strong Unions: Winning in a Right-to-Work Environment," a summit hosted by the Washington State Labor Council will be held Monday, Feb. 5 in SeaTac. This event is invitation-only. Contact Janet Hays for more info at 206-281-8901.

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* Fully Fund SSA, BellinghamFully Fund SSA, Bellingham

Time: 11:00 am

The Senate Appropriation Committee has proposed cuts to the Social Security Administration budget of $492 million from the FY17 spending levels. This is not fair to the SSA workers, but it is also a broken promise to the public who have invested for years in Social Security. Join SSA workers at a Filly Fund SSA rally from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 710 Alabama St. in Bellingham. For details, contact Chanan Suarez at chanan.suarez@gmail.com.

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* Bus strike rallies, SeattleBus strike rallies, Seattle

Time: 1:15 pm

Show your solidarity with striking Seattle school bus drivers (First Student) by joining Seattle teachers and other community supporters at after-school rallies, from 1:15 to 5 p.m. at 5 locations. Please wear RED! Click for details.

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* Equal pay rally, OlympiaEqual pay rally, Olympia

Time: 10:00 am

MomsRising is hosting a rally in support of equal pay and expanding investments in early learning Friday, Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. on the North Capitol steps. Click for details.

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* Danny Glover at forum, TacomaDanny Glover at forum, Tacoma

Time: 7:00 pm

Actor/activist Danny Glover will appear at a Black History Month forum on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1211 S. I St. in Tacoma. Click for details.

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* Glover at APRI event, OlympiaGlover at APRI event, Olympia

Time: 9:00 am

The A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Washington Christian Leaders Coalition invite all to join them for the Charles Rolland African American Legislative Day on Monday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington State Capitol's Columbia Room. The event will feature a Black History Month forum with actor/activist Danny Glover. Click for details.

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* Apprenticeship event, SeaTacApprenticeship event, SeaTac

Time: 8:00 am

The Washington State Labor Council, in partnership with the Regional Education and Training Center, is hosting an educational workshop to help contractors, apprenticeship directors, and union organizers/representatives better understand the significance and purpose for increasing the percentage of employer Training Agents employing apprentices. It will be from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the IBEW Local 77 Hall, 19415 International Blvd. in SeaTac.

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* MLKCLC 150th Gala, SeattleMLKCLC 150th Gala, Seattle

Time: 6:30 pm

Get dressed up and join the M.L. King County Labor Council for its 130th Anniversary Celebration Gala from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Museum of History & Industry, 860 Terry Ave. N. in Seattle. The MLKCLC will celebrate its history by honoring today's labor champions, presenting Labor "Oscar" awards. Click to RSVP or buy tickets.

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* Union Strong Rally, SeattleUnion Strong Rally, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

On Monday, Feb. 26, as the Supreme Court hears arguments in the Janus case that aims to take away the freedom of public employees to join together in strong, all-in unions, join public employees and their supporters for a Union Strong rally from 11 a.m. to noon at Harborview Park, 8th and Jefferson in Seattle. Click for details.

* Day of action, BellinghamDay of action, Bellingham

Time: 5:00 pm

On Feb. 26, the day the U.S. Supreme Court hears the Janus case that aims to weaken labor, union members in Skagit and Whatcom counties will gather from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Menace Brewery, 2529 Meridian St. in Bellingham. Join them to discuss, to socialize, and to celebrate what unions have done for them and their families. Click for details.

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