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ILWU: Our union will survive this challenge »

The ILWU was fined $93.6 million over a labor dispute in Oregon, a sum which could bankrupt the union. Union President William E. Adams explains that the ILWU will fight the judgment in court and will continue to defend its members, no matter the outcome.…

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AFL-CIO endorses USMCA after negotiating labor improvements »

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 10, 2019) — The following statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was issued this morning, provided the final USMCA text accurately reflects the changes: Make no mistake, we demanded a trade deal that benefits workers and fought every single day to negotiate…

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Say NO to privatizer as Postmaster General »

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Tentative agreement reached to end teachers strike in Willapa »

RAYMOND (Dec. 15, 2019) — The Willapa Valley Teachers Association announced late Friday that it has reached a tentative agreement with school administrators to end…

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Teamsters 117 wins historic gains for Uber, Lyft drivers »

Seattle legislation establishes groundbreaking grievance procedure, sets the table for minimum wage protections   SEATTLE (Dec. 12, 2019) — Teamsters Local 117 has achieved a…

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As New Seasons store closes, UFCW 21 acts to help workers »

SEATTLE (Dec. 11, 2019) — Portland-based New Seasons Market has announced that it is closing the Ballard grocery store that opened in May 2018 amid…

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