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We’re #3! ● Teachers walk ● Trumka vs. Trump ● Bernie vs. Amazon

Wednesday, September 5, 2018   LABOR DAY   ► In the Spokesman-Review — Unions remain strong and motivated this Labor Day (by WSLC President Jeff Johnson) — In this era of extreme income inequality and climate disruption, what all these workers know is that no law, Supreme Court decision, politician or right-wing funded campaigns will stop workers from […]

Pay our teachers! ● Contractors seek side deals ● Prison slavery ● Squeeze!

Friday, August 31, 2018   The Entire Staff of The Stand is out until Wednesday, Sept. 5. Until then, get the latest on the teacher strikes here and the Operating Engineers Local 302 strike here. PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s Daily News — Longview teachers, district report progress in negotiations — Striking Longview teachers and […]

What’s the matter with SW WA? ● NAFTA 2.0 on track ● Tesla’s &8

Thursday, August 30, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► From the WEA — Unprecedented: Teachers strike in seven Southwest Washington districts — Teachers are on strike in Vancouver, Evergreen, Ridgefield, Hockinson, Battle Ground, Washougal and Longview. There never have been seven WEA locals on strike at the same time, and there never have been six locals […]

Pay our teachers! ● I-1000 to nix I-200 ● ‘We are totally happy’

Wednesday, August 29, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s Columbian — Evergreen, Washougal teachers on picket lines on first day of school — Teachers in the Evergreen and Washougal school districts headed to the picket lines Tuesday, kicking off what’s expected to be widespread strikes across Clark County. Red-clad teachers across both districts marched […]

Teacher strike(s) ● Operators bargain ● The island of RTW (for less)

Tuesday, August 28, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s Daily News — Longview teachers march; negotiators meet — Longview students will not return to school as scheduled Wednesday after a long day of bargaining Monday failed to yield a contract agreement. But district and faculty union representatives plan another round of mediator-assisted negotiations on […]

Union weed shops ● Strike updates ● NAFTA 2.0 beta release

Monday, August 27, 2018   LOCAL   ► In the Seattle Times — Marijuana retailer is the state’s first to unionize — One of Washingon’s largest licensed marijuana retailers, Have a Heart, has inked a union contract with UFCW Local 21 to cover 134 workers at five locations, helping it provide employee benefits while navigating the difficult […]

Arm teachers with real raises ● Safety net at stake ● Tick tock

Friday, August 24, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS   ► In today’s Daily News — Longview teachers strike, argue for higher pay raises — The battle for public support began Thursday as hundreds of Longview teachers took to the streets bearing picket signs while school officials started making strike plans and explaining the district’s position to parents. Out […]

More teachers ready to walk ● GOP’s shameful Matts ● Trump’s real wall

Thursday, August 23, 2018   PAY OUR TEACHERS!   ► In today’s (Longview) Daily News — Longview teachers go on strike — Longview teachers will go on strike Thursday morning after decisively rejecting the district’s offer for a 6.9 percent average pay raise. About 93 percent of union members present voted to strike during a Wednesday […]

MAGA for felons ● IUOE strike ● Pay our teachers! ● Shea vs. media

Wednesday, August 22, 2018   ARE WE GREAT AGAIN YET?   ► In today’s NY Times — Michael Cohen says he arranged payments to women at Trump’s direction — Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, acknowledged the illegal payments while pleading guilty to breaking campaign finance laws and other charges, a litany of crimes that revealed […]

DOC Teamsters vote NO! ● Teachers weigh strikes ● We are winning

Tuesday, August 21, 2018   LOCAL   ► BREAKING from the Seattle Times — Construction engineers, crane operators strike after union rejects labor deal — Operating Engineers Local 302 representing Washington state construction engineers and heavy equipment operators has gone on strike after its members rejected a new contract proposal on Monday. ALSO TODAY at The Stand […]


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