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Inslee signs historic farmworker OT pay law »

At Yakima union hall, governor signs multiple bills to protect frontline workers   YAKIMA (May 12, 2021) — Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed legislation at the UFCW 1439 union hall in Yakima that will make Washington the first state in the nation to bring…

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State takes bold action to bolster child care »

‘This is the biggest investment from our state in early learning, ever.’   OLYMPIA (May 11, 2021) –When the 2021 legislative session began, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO joined SEIU Local 925 and other childcare advocates in calling for “a bold, audacious investments” to…

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WSLC’s Bill Messenger retires; Chelsea Mason-Placek returns »

OLYMPIA (May 14, 2021) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has announced the retirement of longtime Workforce Development Director Bill Messenger and that Chelsea…

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WSLC requesting nominations for state’s 2021 labor awards »

SEATTLE (May 6, 2021) — Each year at its annual convention, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO presents awards recognizing the efforts and accomplishments of…

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Deadline extended to apply for Union Summer 2021 »

UPDATE (May 6, 2021) — The deadline to apply for Union Summer has been extended to Friday, May 14. So get those applications in! SEATTLE…

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