The Stand

WSLC Wednesdays

WSLC Wednesdays is a feature of The Stand where different departments of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO describe their recent activities and the services they are providing to WSLC-affiliated unions. 


‘Life-changing’ opportunities at the WSLC (March 15, 2023) — Each summer, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO gives a diverse group of people a taste of what it’s like to promote good jobs and social change. Union Summer is the paid ($20/hour) summer internship program where participants spend an exciting seven weeks — this year, from June 20 to Aug. 5 — getting hands-on experience making a difference in our communities.

Help for getting ‘sure and certain relief’ (March 8, 2023) — For more than 35 years, the WSLC’s Project HELP program has made a difference by educating injured workers and providing individual one-on-one workers’ compensation claims guidance. The program takes a hands-on approach to helping and teaching people about the claims process.

BHM 2023: Celebrating our diverse labor leadership (March 1, 2023) — At ‘We Out Here!’ event, Washington’s AFL-CIO constituency groups and unions offer a reminder: Joy and justice go hand in hand as we build power for all working people.

WSLC fights for immigrant workers’ rights (Feb. 22, 2023) — Immigrant rights are workers’ rights. As part of the WSLC’s Organizing and Communications departments’ work in this area, Washington state legislators are being urged to support unemployment protections for undocumented workers.

WSLC offers workforce development toolkit (Feb. 15, 2023) — Labor leaders serving on regional workforce boards play an important role. The WSLC’s Workforce Development Department helps them be effective.

In Olympia, there’s strength in our solidarity (Feb. 8, 2023) — At the WSLC Legislative Conference, more than 300 union members and leaders support each other’s priority issues at the State Capitol.

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