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Keep celebrating Black history all year long »

The work of confronting racism, white supremacy must continue   (March 1, 2021) — For the past month, the Washington State Labor Council and its affiliated unions have been celebrating Black History Month by honoring Black leaders, past and present, in Washington’s labor movement. The images…

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Meet the 48 ‘Labor of Love’ grant awardees! »

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STATE GOVERNMENT

Worker Protection Act ready, waiting for a House vote »

Tell your Washington state legislators: Pass HB 1076!   OLYMPIA (Feb. 25, 2021) — The Worker Protection Act (HB 1076) would create a pathway for…

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Senate passes nation-leading bill to protect frontline workers »

SB 5115 creates workers’ comp presumption for Washington’s essential workers who are infected with COVID-19   The following is from the Senate Democratic Caucus: OLYMPIA…

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Support farm workers’ overtime pay, retroactive wages »

Amended SB 5172 would protect farm workers’ interests and create certainty for employers. Urge your senator to support it!   OLYMPIA (Feb 23, 2021) —…

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