* TPP meeting, VancouverTPP meeting, Vancouver
Time: 6:00 pm
The Southwest Washington Central Labor Council has invited representatives of Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell’s offices to their meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4 to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). All union members in the area are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting at the Laborers Hall, 2212 NE Andresen in Vancouver. Call 360-761-8922 for more information.
* USWA climate townhall, SpokaneUSWA climate townhall, Spokane
Time: 9:00 am
The United Steelworkers Local 338 will hold a townhall meeting Saturday, Nov. 7 to discuss pending climate legislation and how it might impact manufacturing jobs in Washington. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Union Hall, 14015 E. Trent Ave., Spokane Valley. Click for details.
* Drivers rally, SeattleDrivers rally, Seattle
Time: 11:00 am
Join drivers and community members as they deliver a petition calling on the Seattle City Council to pass legislation that will give Seattle taxi, for-hire and TNC (Uber, Lyft, etc.) drivers a voice and the right to collectively bargain. It will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave. Click for details.
* T-Mobile protest, BellevueT-Mobile protest, Bellevue
Time: 4:00 pm
CWA encourages all union members and supporters to attend a protest at T-Mobile HQ supporting workers speaking out against sexual harassment on the job. It will be Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. at T-Mobile HQ, 12920 SE 38th St. (at Factoria Blvd SE) in Bellevue. Click for details.
* Fair Trade breakfast, SeattleFair Trade breakfast, Seattle
Time: 7:30 am
The Washington Fair Trade Coalition will host its annual breakfast fundraiser, featuring former State Representative and longtime anti-trafficking organizer Velma Veloria, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 at IAM District Lodge 751, 9125 15th Place S. in Seattle, WA. Click for details and to order tickets.
* Walmart Fast for 15, SeattleWalmart Fast for 15, Seattle
Time: 11:00 am
Express your solidarity with underpaid Walmart workers on Monday, Nov. 23 by either abstaining from eating or eating only what you can buy for .95. Join fasters as Seattle’s Westlake Plaza, 4th & Pine, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, and share your solidarity online via #Fastfor15. Click for more info.
* Walmart protest, Mt. VernonWalmart protest, Mt. Vernon
Time: 10:00 am
Join the Black Friday protests on Friday, Nov. 27 in support of Walmart employees and their #Fastfor15. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Mount Vernon Walmart, 2301 Freeway Dr. (Meet at the Southeast corner of the parking lot.) Click for details.
* Walmart protest, Federal WayWalmart protest, Federal Way
Time: 10:00 am
Join the Black Friday protests on Friday, Nov. 27 in support of Walmart employees and their #Fastfor15. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Federal Way Walmart, 1900 S. 314th St. Click for details.