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Inflation Reduction Act ‘will transform lives’ »

UPDATE (Aug. 12, 2022) — The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, advancing the sweeping legislation to reduce healthcare and energy costs to President Biden’s desk for signature. It passed 220-207 with all Democratic representatives voting “yes” and all Republicans…

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5,300 IAM members at Alaska Airlines ratify new contract »

The following is from the IAM: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 8, 2022) — Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) at Alaska Airlines are moving to the top of the airline industry’s pay scale for the first time in the carrier’s history.…

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John O’Connor will perform Sept. 8 at WSLC in Seattle »

SEATTLE (Aug. 12, 2022) — Erstwhile working class troubadour John O’Connor is bringing his songs, poems and stories of unions, revolution, hitchhiking and love to…

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Sign up for some Homegrown leafleting »

Support sandwich workers seeking a fair process to unionize as they step up actions, starting Aug. 13   SEATTLE (Aug. 11, 2022) — Sandwich workers…

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Labor Day picnics, celebrations are back! »

(Aug. 10, 2022) — After a few years off during the COVID-19 pandemic, the tradition of Labor Day picnics and events hosted by regional AFL-CIO…

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