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Multiple virtual events to celebrate MLK Day »

With the surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations caused by the Omicron variant, many but not all events and activities honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend and during MLK Day on Monday, Jan. 17 will be held virtually. Here are some MLK…

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Lifelong union activist, historian Ross Rieder passes away at 81 »

GRAHAM, Wash. (Jan. 14, 2022) — Ross K. Rieder, 81, passed away Dec. 14 after an extended illness. A former public school teacher and a lifelong educator, Rieder was a union activist with the American Federation of Teachers, a former Washington State Labor Council staffer,…

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OPINION

No one is disposable »

During and after COVID, our lives have fundamental value   By SARAH TUCKER (Jan. 14, 2022) — Amidst a surge in COVID infections, CDC Director…

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To keep workers safe, we need more unions »

Tougher regulation would help, but the best way to improve workplace safety is to empower workers to join together and demand it.   By JOHN…

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We took on a giant corporation — and won big with solidarity »

Our strike and new contract at Cascade Behavioral Health show what workers can accomplish when we stand together in our unions   By MESERET AMARE…

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