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It’s an even BIGGER weekend to make a BIG difference

UPDATE (Oct. 18, 2018) — Last weekend was big, but this weekend is BIGGER because union members and their families will have ballots! This Saturday, Oct. 20, Labor Neighbor volunteers will conduct neighborhood walks in legislative districts near Everett, Spokane and Vancouver, and have the annual Ballot Drop Walk and BBQ at the UA 32 […]

Volunteers needed Oct. 6 in Pierce, Kitsap counties

UPDATE (Oct. 4, 2018) — On Saturday, Oct. 6, Labor Neighbor volunteers will gather in Pierce and Kitsap counties for neighborhood walks in support of legislative candidates who have earned labor’s endorsement. The Pierce County Day of Action will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., staging from the Pierce County Central Labor Council, 3049 […]

It’s Knocktober! Join the fun, volunteer for Labor Neighbor.

By CHERIKA CARTER (Knockt. 1, 2018) — Every fall as the weather changes and the smell of pumpkin fills the air, thousands of union members take to the streets and knock doors all across the country to have face-to-face conversations with other union members about pro-working candidates who will stand up for working families. Here in […]

National Voter Registration Day: Celebrate Tuesday at WSLC

SEATTLE (Sept. 25, 2018) — The Puget Sound Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists invites all union members, community supporters and their families to celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25. From 4 to 8 p.m., CBTU and friends will be registering voters and sharing information about the electoral process at […]

A fantastic day for labor candidates, causes

A big win in Missouri, plus a strong showing in Washington’s primary   (Aug. 8, 2017) — Tuesday’s election results offered great news for working people. In Missouri, voters resoundingly rejected Proposition A, their Republican legislature’s effort to create so-called “right to work (for less)” restrictions on their state. It was a rare opportunity for […]

Vote for pro-labor candidates in the primary

(July 23, 2018) — If you’re registered to vote in Washington state, you should have received your primary election ballot in the mail by now. (If you are not registered yet, you can still sign up in person through July 30 at your local election office.) Mail ballots must be returned by Tuesday, Aug. 7. […]

As the primary election nears, volunteer for Labor Neighbor

UPDATE (July 23, 2018) — Labor Neighbor phone banks continue July 25-26 and Aug. 1-2 at the Machinists 751 Hall, 9135 15th Pl. S. in Seattle, with shifts from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. The next Labor Neighbor walk will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on […]

Print, return I-1644 petition this week to repeal Eyman’s I-200

UPDATE (July 3, 2018) — It’s time to mail your petitions in! Send them in TODAY to: One Washington Coalition for Equality,  3511 East Columbia St., Seattle, WA 98122. Or better still, collect more signatures at July 4th events and drop them off at that address on Thursday, July 5. Get more information here. The […]

Labor 2018 kickoff is June 23 in Longview

LONGVIEW — Something is happening in Washington state — and in America. Even as CEOs and rich corporations are paying people to go door to door to weaken working families’ power to negotiate fair wages, good benefits, and the resources we need to do our jobs, working people are choosing aspiration over fear. It is […]

WSLC delegates vote on 2018 election endorsements

SEATTLE (May 19, 2018) — Delegates representing unions from across the state that are affiliated with the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO voted Saturday on early election endorsements at the WSLC’s 2018 COPE (Committee on Political Education) Convention at the Machinists 751 Hall in Seattle. The following endorsements have been made by the WSLC in […]


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