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Support ESSB 6217, airline catering workers »

Send a message to WA State Representatives to support fair wages for SeaTac workers   OLYMPIA (Feb. 28, 2020) — UNITE HERE Local 8, the Washington State Labor Council, and community supporters of livable wages are urging the Washington State House of Representatives to approve…

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Labor: No ‘snapback’ for Boeing without accountability »

Union leaders tell legislators that aerospace tax breaks should not be automatically reinstated without strong, specific accountability language to boost aerospace jobs in Washington state   OLYMPIA (Feb. 26, 2020) — Washington state labor leaders testified Tuesday on Boeing-backed legislation to end the state’s aerospace…

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Status report on pro-worker bills after latest cutoff deadline »

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Maverick employees ratify first contract with Teamsters 117 »

New contract provides retirement security, workplace improvements to more than 1,700 gaming industry workers at 19 card rooms across Washington state   The following is…

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‘Los Eternos Indocumentados’ film screening Feb. 29 at WSLC »

SEATTLE — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has joined 20 local organizations in co-sponsoring a film screening and discussion of Los Eternos Indocumentados (The…

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LIUNA, WIAA form partnership to promote apprenticeship »

The following is from LIUNA Northwest: SEATTLE (Feb. 18, 2020) — The Northwest Region of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA NW) and…

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