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A win in Wenatchee ● Where’s Jaime? ● Benevolent Bezos

Tuesday, September 18, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Wenatchee World — Central Washington Hospital, union agree to contract — The hospital and union members have agreed to a contract that gives workers a 2 percent pay raise. Hospital workers who are partnered with the UFCW Local 21 received a pay raise of 2 percent […]

Teacher strikes end ● Cathy vs. ‘entitlements’ ● #BrettToo

Monday, September 17, 2018   ELECTION   ► From KIRO 7 — Last teacher strike ends in WA as Tumwater reaches TA   ► In the Columbian — Battle Ground teachers ratify contract, end strike — Battle Ground Public Schools’ teachers on Sunday morning voted by an overwhelming margin of 99 percent to ratify a two-year contract, ending […]

Tacoma is a Union Town! ● A teacher in America ● Missing Amy

Friday, September 14, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS   ► In today’s News Tribune — Strike seemingly ends as Tacoma teachers and school district reach tentative agreement, and union sets vote — Striking Tacoma teachers and school district leaders reached a tentative agreement Thursday evening that appears to have ended a week-long strike, paving the way for […]

Rally in Tacoma today ● Swedish job cuts ● Labor and climate change

Thursday, September 13, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   RALLY TODAY IN TACOMA — At 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 13) join the striking #UnionStrong teachers of the Tacoma Education Association for a solidarity rally at Peoples Park, 900 MLK Jr. Way in Tacoma. RSVP here. Wear your union colors! ► From the WEA — Tumwater, Battle Ground and […]

Where the money is ● America’s shame ● FEMA ICE’d ● Prime pee

Wednesday, September 12, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   SHOW YOUR SOLIDARITY! Tomorrow (Thursday, Sept. 13) at 3:30 p.m. join the striking #UnionStrong teachers of the Tacoma Education Association for a solidarity rally at Peoples Park, 900 MLK Jr. Way in Tacoma. RSVP here. Wear your union colors! Meanwhile, striking teachers in Tumwater are rallying this […]

And then there were 3 ● Contempt for Eyman ● Never Forget

Tuesday, September 11, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► In the Centralia Chronicle — Centralia teacher strike ends — After the Centralia School District and Centralia Education Association reached a tentative agreement on Monday evening, the district confirmed students will be back in the classroom on Wednesday. CEA members are set to meet at 8 a.m. on […]

Strike solidarity ● SNAP subsidies ● Our land of liberty

Monday, September 10, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   THE LATEST from the WEA — Striking teachers in Longview and Evergreen have reached tentative agreements. Teachers remain on strike in Centralia, Tumwater, Tacoma and Battle Ground. For more information, visit the Washington Education Association’s website or check out their interactive map. And check out this MUST-SEE VIDEO from striking Battle Ground […]

Big raises ● Where’s the money ● Anonymous 2 ● Still ♥ Macy

Friday, September 7, 2018   LOCAL   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Deal reached to end 17-day strike that halted Western Washington construction — The tentative deal includes a total pay and benefits increase of 17.8 percent over three years, up from the 15 percent bump that had been rejected by union members last month, and […]

Injunction junction ● Whole Foods union ● Never settled ● Marriott strike

Thursday, September 6, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS   ► In today’s News Tribune — School canceled Thursday for Tacoma and Puyallup students as bargaining continues — It’s official: no school in Tacoma or Puyallup Thursday. Strikes by teachers in both districts are moving forward. After a long day of bargaining, the district and Puyallup Education Association […]


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