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Unionists gather for ‘Solidarity Saturday’ summit in Kennewick

UPDATE — Dozens of trade unionists gathered Nov. 16 for “Solidarity Saturday: A Working People’s Summit” at the IBEW Local 112 hall in Kennewick. Here are some pictures from the event. Stay tuned to find out when/where the next summit will take place!


KENNEWICK — So far this year, union members have gathered for daylong solidarity summits in Vancouver and Olympia to strengthen their unions. Next up, the Tri-Cities!

Join workers across central and eastern Washington for a day of workshops, discussions, and collective action that will supercharge your local union. Register now for “Solidarity Saturday: A Working People’s Summit” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the IBEW Local 112 hall, 114 N. Edison St. in Kennewick. Meet WSLC President Larry Brown and hear from keynote speaker WSLC Secretary Treasurer April Sims. (Download/post/share the event flier in English and/or Spanish, and RSVP at the Facebook event page.)

This is a summit organized by the Washington Works Together table of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO for union members to hear about successful organizing campaigns in their region, build solidarity with other union members, and strengthen their ability to build a strong union.


Register to attend now! The $15 registration fee covers lunch and materials.

CHECK OUT THE UNION DIFFERENCE in Washington: higher wages, affordable health and dental care, job and retirement security.

FIND OUT HOW TO JOIN TOGETHER with your co-workers to negotiate for better wages, benefits, and a voice at work. Or go ahead and contact a union organizer today!