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Find your ballot, fill it out, and mail it in!

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OLYMPIA (Oct. 22, 2015) — Voter turnout for the Aug. 5 primary election was abysmal in Washington state and was historically low nationwide. Fewer than one in three registered voters in our state bothered filling out and mailing in their ballots, and in some states (Nevada and Iowa) fewer than one in 10 registered voters […]

WSLC seeks Legislative Intern for 2015 session

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OLYMPIA (Oct. 22, 2014) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest labor organization which represents some 400,000 union members from more than 600 local unions, has an exciting internship opportunity in Olympia during the 2015 legislative session. The application deadline is Monday, Dec. 1. Here is the job posting: Legislative Intern The […]

With ballots in the mail, it’s GOTV time!

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Labor’s Voice walks Saturday in Everett, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver   (Oct. 14, 2014) — County auditors will start mailing General Election ballots to voters on Wednesday, which means it’s time for the home-stretch push to Get Out the Vote for candidates who support working people. These GOTV efforts of Labor’s Voice, the Washington State Labor […]

The Stand, WSLC win labor media honors

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(Oct. 10, 2014) — The International Labor Communications Association announced Thursday that The Stand swept the 2014 ILCA Awards in its category for union websites, winning First Place awards for Best Content, Best Design and General Excellence. The ILCA is the professional organization for union communicators in North America with several hundred member organizations with […]

Candidate comparisons fliers now available

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(Sept. 17, 2014) — Nobody likes to be told how to vote — not by their union, or anybody else. However, surveys and focus groups of rank-and-file union members show that they do want to hear from their unions about why certain candidates have earned labor’s endorsement. Then they will decide for themselves how to […]

Volunteer for Labor’s Voice phone banks, walks

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Phone banks statewide tomorrow, Thursday; walks Saturday in Tacoma, Vancouver   (Sept. 15, 2014) –There’s 50 days left until the General Election and the question posed in today’s New York Times editorial is, “Will voters realize that decisions made on Nov. 4 will reverberate in laws not passed, roads not built and jobs not created?” […]

Get continuing education credits at workers’ comp conference

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OLYMPIA (Sept. 15, 2014) — Every two years, union members and others interested in Washington’s workers’ compensation system gather to hear from expert speakers and presenters about the changes and policy issues affecting the safety net for injured workers. The  2014 “Meeting of the Minds” Conference, sponsored by the Project Help program, will be Oct. […]

Volunteer for Labor’s Voice activities this fall

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(Aug. 28, 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 explain which candidates have earned working families support, and why. And NOW is the time to get our your calendars and make plans to volunteer for phone banks and […]

WSLC’s Seattle office has moved across town

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SEATTLE (Aug. 27, 2014) — The Seattle office of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, has moved from its lower Queen Anne location — where the state’s largest labor organization has been headquartered since 1992 — to the former IBEW building in the city’s International District. That move took place this week before Labor Day. […]

Register now for workers’ comp conference Oct. 9-10 in Olympia

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OLYMPIA (Aug. 25, 2014) — Every two years, union members and others interested in Washington’s workers’ compensation system gather to hear from expert speakers and presenters about the changes and policy issues affecting the safety net for injured workers. This year’s conference isn’t until October, but registration is now open and seats are already being […]

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