The Stand

Unions post big gains in Washington state »

With 72,000 more members, state now ranks 3rd in union membership   SEATTLE (Jan. 20, 2022) — More and more people in Washington state are seeing the value of joining together in unions. The state’s union membership rate increased to 19 percent of the total…

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WSLC Legislative Conference will be Jan. 28 »

Sign up now for briefings on pro-worker issues, opportunity to weigh in with your legislators   OLYMPIA (Jan. 11, 2022) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO invites all leaders, staffers and rank-and-file members of its affiliated unions to register for the 2022 WSLC Legislative…

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STATE GOVERNMENT

SB 5847 would improve access to Public Service Loan Forgiveness »

OLYMPIA (Jan. 24, 2022) — Last October, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced a series of changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)…

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We must extend bargaining rights to legislative branch employees »

OLYMPIA (Jan. 21, 2022) — This year, the Washington State Legislature has the opportunity to extend collective bargaining rights to the hard-working people who make…

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Video: Why Washington needs safe staffing standards »

As state considers legislation, must-see video from the New York Times features nurses explaining the real crisis   OLYMPIA (Jan. 19, 2022) — Sen. June…

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WASHINGTON IS UNION STRONG

CHECK OUT THE UNION DIFFERENCE in Washington state: higher wages, affordable health and dental care, job and retirement security.

FIND OUT HOW TO JOIN TOGETHER with your co-workers to negotiate for better working conditions and respect on the job. Or go ahead and contact a union organizer today!

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