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* Latina Equal Pay DayLatina Equal Pay Day

Thursday, Nov. 2 is the 2017 Latina Equal Pay Day of Action. Latinas are among the most adversely affected by the gender pay gap. They are paid just 54 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men. Join leaders, advocates and influencers across the nation who are pledging to take action as champions of gender parity -- not only for Latina Equal Pay Day, but for every day. Click for details.

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* LN walk for Manka, SammamishLN walk for Manka, Sammamish

Time: 9:00 am

Labor Neighbor needs union volunteers to participate in a neighborhood walk in Sammamish on behalf of labor-endorsed State Senate candidate Manka Dhingra. Meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Teamsters Local 117, 14675 Interurban Ave. in Tukwila. Walks will be finished by 2 p.m. Click for details.

* Yakima Educator ForumYakima Educator Forum

Time: 9:30 am

Join the Wash. Dream Coalition and OneAmerica for a Yakima Educator Forum will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 305 W Lincoln Ave. in Yakima (Ramirez Child Care). Get the latest info on the Dream Act and best practices on how to support undocumented students and families as an educator. Click for details.

* Health Care for All, SeattleHealth Care for All, Seattle

Time: 1:00 pm

Health Care for All - Washington invites all to its annual membership meeting featuring special guest speaker Carmen Méndez, Deputy Mayor of Yakima, on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Horizon House, 900 University St. in Seattle. Registration at 12:30 p.m., speaker/Q&A at 1 p.m., and strategy sessions at 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Click for details.

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* ELECTION DAY!ELECTION DAY!

Ballots for the 2017 general election must be dropped off at ballot boxes or mailed by today! Click to see the list of labor's endorsed candidates.

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* Health Care for All, Deer ParkHealth Care for All, Deer Park

Time: 6:00 pm

Concerned health care providers and the 7th LD Democrats will host a panel discussion entitled “Health Care for All: Legislative Update" on Friday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Deer Park Library's meeting room, 208 S Forest Ave in Deer Park. For details, email rschm466@comcast.net.

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* Operation Turkey Drop, SeattleOperation Turkey Drop, Seattle

The Seattle Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Puget Sound Labor Agency request your support for Operation Turkey Drop. Donate a holiday turkey or ham for families in need. Drop it off Monday, Nov. 13 from noon to 8 p.m. at the PSLA office in Room 128 of the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave. Click for details.

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* Alliance kickoff, KentAlliance kickoff, Kent

Time: 6:00 pm

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy will hold its South King County Campaign Kickoff on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave. N. in Kent. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* Operation Turkey Drop, SeattleOperation Turkey Drop, Seattle

The Seattle Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Puget Sound Labor Agency request your support for Operation Turkey Drop. Donate a holiday turkey or ham for families in need. Drop it off Wednesday, Nov. 15 thru Friday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the PSLA office in Room 128 of the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave. Click for details.

* Fair Trade Breakfast, SeattleFair Trade Breakfast, Seattle

Time: 7:30 am

How has NAFTA affected workers and immigrants? How can we make NAFTA 2.0 work for all of us? The Washington Fair Trade Coalition will address these questions at its annual Fair Trade Breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the IAM District Council 751 hall, 9125 15th Pl. South. Click for details or to buy tickets.

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* Operation Turkey Drop, SeattleOperation Turkey Drop, Seattle

The Seattle Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Puget Sound Labor Agency request your support for Operation Turkey Drop. Donate a holiday turkey or ham for families in need. Drop it off Wednesday, Nov. 15 thru Friday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the PSLA office in Room 128 of the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave. Click for details.

* Alliance kickoff, TacomaAlliance kickoff, Tacoma

Time: 7:00 pm

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy will hold its Tacoma Campaign Kickoff on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1211 S. “I” St. in Tacoma. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* Operation Turkey Drop, SeattleOperation Turkey Drop, Seattle

The Seattle Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute and the Puget Sound Labor Agency request your support for Operation Turkey Drop. Donate a holiday turkey or ham for families in need. Drop it off Wednesday, Nov. 15 thru Friday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the PSLA office in Room 128 of the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave. Click for details.

* Rep. Smith roundtable, TukwilaRep. Smith roundtable, Tukwila

Time: 10:00 am

Congressman Adam Smith will hold a roundtable focused on labor issues from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 at Iron Workers Local 86, 4550 S. 134th Pl. #102 in Tukwila. For details or to RSVP, email christine.nhan@mail.house.gov or call 253-254-1295.

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