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HB 1076 ready and waiting for a House vote »

Tell your Washington state legislators: Pass the Worker Protection Act!   OLYMPIA (Feb. 25, 2021) — The Worker Protection Act (HB 1076) would create a pathway for working people to blow the whistle in court if their employers violate wage, work safety and discrimination laws,…

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Senate passes nation-leading bill to protect frontline workers »

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Support farm workers’ overtime, retro rights »

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Railroad unions win major decision on train crew sizes »

Washington State AG Bob Ferguson: ‘This decision makes workers safer, residents safer and will ensure our environment remains clean and healthy’   SEATTLE (Feb. 25,…

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U.S. DOL suspends ‘duplicative, often inferior’ IRAP system »

Biden administration move bolsters proven Registered Apprenticeship Programs   The following is from the U.S. Department of Labor: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 19, 2021) — The…

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Washington Democrats step up for workers on PRO Act »

Both senators, 7 representatives sponsor bill to build back better with unions   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 11, 2021) — “If you stand on the side…

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