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Volunteers needed: Get out the Primary vote!


(July 31, 2014) — Labor’s Voice, the Washington State Labor Council’s grassroots political action program, is continuing to reach out to voters across the state and urge them to mail in their Primary Election ballots by Tuesday, Aug. 5. This summer and fall, Labor’s Voice volunteers are reaching out to ALL voters — not just […]

WSLC Convention: Challenges, inspiration


WENATCHEE (July 24, 2914) — The final day of the Washington State Labor Council’s 2014 Convention featured brief presentations by Ramon Torres, President of Familias Unidas por la Justicia, the boycott of Sakuma Brothers berries and farmworkers’ struggle to get a fair contract there; Estakio Beltran, who has received the WSLC’s endorsement in his campaign […]

Convention: Climate change, ACA and more


WENATCHEE (July 22, 2014) — Unions should not consider efforts to address climate change as a threat to their jobs. Instead, they should recognize the dire necessity for solutions and have a seat at the table to shape policies in ways that protect existing jobs and create new ones in emerging clean-energy industries. That was […]

Agenda for WSLC Convention in Wenatchee


WENATCHEE — On Tuesday, July 22, the 2014 Constitutional Convention of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will begin at the Coast Wenatchee Hotel and Convention Center. Click here to learn about some important convention-related activities happened before the convention begins. Following is the tentative agenda (subject to change): MONDAY, JULY 21 5:30 – 8 […]

Your to-do list as WSLC Convention nears


(July 9, 2014) — The 2014 Constitutional Convention of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will begin Tuesday, July 22 at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel and Convention Center and is expected to adjourn by Thursday afternoon. Hundreds of delegates and alternates representing WSLC-affiliated unions have already registered — and online registration is still available. […]

Labor’s Voice phone banks begin for Primary Election


(July 7, 2014) — Labor’s Voice is the new, improved, expanded version of the Washington State Labor Council’s Labor Neighbor grassroots political action program. This summer and fall, union volunteers will be reaching out to ALL voters — not just union households — to explain which candidates have earned working families’ support. And the action […]

Golf fundraiser in Wenatchee July 21 before WSLC Convention


WENATCHEE — Prior to the Washington State Labor Council’s 2014 Convention, the WSLC and the Foundation for Working Families (FFWF) will host the annual golf tournament fundraiser, which benefits union disaster relief funds and community service agencies in Washington state. The event will be Monday morning, July 21 at the Highlander Golf Club in East […]

WSLC seeks applicants for Political Director


UPDATE (July 2014) — The executive officers of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO have decided to temporarily suspend the search for the WSLC’s new Political Director and fill that position in early 2015 after conducting a national search. (June 19, 2014) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has an opening for the position of Political […]

Karen Deal leaving WSLC to join Washington State Democrats


SEATTLE (June 10, 2014) — Jeff Johnson, President of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, issued the following statement today: Karen Deal has resigned as Political Director of the Washington State Labor Council effective later this month to accept the position of Executive Director with the Washington State Democratic Party. We will miss Karen’s exceptional political […]

Check out the winners of the MayWorks video contest


(June 10, 2014) — Last month’s MayWorks celebration of labor art and culture wrapped up with an event hosted by the Washington State Labor Council May Works Committee and the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center on May 31 at South Seattle Community College. That event included the announcement and screening of the MayWorks […]


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