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* Darigold rally, SeattleDarigold rally, Seattle

Time: 12:00 pm

Join the United Farm Workers and community supporters in calling for Darigold to address workplace safety issues at their member dairies at a noontime rally on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Overlook Park (20th Ave. S. & S. Judkins St., next to Darigold HQ) in Seattle. Click for details.

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* Labor Day event, Castle RockLabor Day event, Castle Rock

Time: 10:00 am

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Central Labor Council invites union members and their families to attend their Labor Day Picnic starting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 at Toutle River RV Park, 168 Dwight Road (Exit 52 off I-5), in Castle Rock. Click for details.

* Ralph Chaplin memorial, TacomaRalph Chaplin memorial, Tacoma

Time: 10:30 am

The Pierce County Central Labor Council, community leaders and labor supporters are invited to a short Ralph Chaplin memorial ceremony at the gravesite of longtime labor activist, poet, author and songwriter on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 7) at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery, 5212 70th St. West in Tacoma. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, KennewickLabor Day event, Kennewick

Time: 11:00 am

The Southeast Washington Central Labor Council invites union members and their families to its annual Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 at Columbia Park's Main Stage, 5111 Columbia Park Trail in Kennewick. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, LakewoodLabor Day event, Lakewood

Time: 11:00 am

The Pierce County Central Labor Council and Washington Federation of State Employees Local 793 invite all union members and their families to a Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 at Fort Steilacoom State Park's picnic pavilion, 9200 Steilacoom Blvd. SW in Lakewood. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, ChehalisLabor Day event, Chehalis

Time: 11:00 am

The Thurston-Lewis-Mason Counties Labor Council invites union members and their families to its annual Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 at Stan Hedwall Park, 1501 Rice Road (I-5 exit 76) in Chehalis. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, SeattleLabor Day event, Seattle

Time: 11:00 am

The M.L. King Jr. County Labor Council will host its annual Labor Day Celebration on Monday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lower Woodland Park’s Shelters 1-3, N. 50th St. & Woodland Park Ave. N. in Seattle. This free event will feature live music, ice cream, hot dogs, sodas, popcorn, clowns, games, face painting, and raffle prizes. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, BurlingtonLabor Day event, Burlington

Time: 12:00 pm

The Northwest Washington Central Labor Council invites all to its annual Labor Day Picnic from Noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7 at the Maiben City Park, 1011 Greenleaf Ave. in Burlington. It's a potluck so (if you can) bring your favorite side dish. If not, come anyway and enjoy great food, conversation, music face-painting, and more. Click for details.

* Space Needle workers rallySpace Needle workers rally

Time: 3:30 pm

Until last month, Space Needle workers had not gotten a raise in over 1,100 days. In July, they won significant raises and back pay but they still need job security. Join them in calling for Space Needle management to give these workers job security on Labor Day (Monday, Sept.) at 3:30 p.m. at the Space Needle, corner of Broad & John St. For more info, contact Eunice How at eunice@8.unitehere.org

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* Troublemakers School, SeattleTroublemakers School, Seattle

Time: 9:00 am

Labor Notes, in coordination with WA YELL and the Washington State Labor Education & Research Center, present the 2015 Puget Sound Troublemakers School, a day of workshops and sessions for labor activists to hone our skills, talk strategy, build solidarity, and recharge. It will be Saturday, Sept. 12 at the South Seattle College Georgetown Campus, 6737 Corson Ave S., Seattle. Click for details, including registration info.

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