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* The Girls event, ChehalisThe Girls event, Chehalis

Time: 1:00 pm

All union members and supporters of workplace safety are invited to attend an event honoring the 110th anniversary of the the 1911 Imperial Powder Co. explosion that killed eight young women and led to a movement for workplace safety in Washington. It will be held Monday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 2 p.m. at “The Girls” monument at Chehalis Pioneer Cemetery, 2000 S. Market Blvd. Click for details.

* St. Joseph info picket, TacomaSt. Joseph info picket, Tacoma

Time: 7:00 am

After 9 bargaining sessions with St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, nurses represented by the Washington State Nurses Association will conduct an informational picket from 7-9 a.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3 outside the hospital at 19th and J streets. All are invited to join!

* Immigration Toolkit launchImmigration Toolkit launch

Time: 12:00 pm

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO invites and encourages all to attend a special Lunch and Learn event celebrating the official launch of the WSLC’s new Immigration and Worker Justice Toolkit. The event via Zoom will be at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

* Race and Labor workshopRace and Labor workshop

Time: 5:30 pm

The WSLC and several of its affiliated unions will present "Bridging the Divide: Tools for Building Union Solidarity," a Race and Labor workshop for union members in Central and SE Washington on Tuesday, Nov. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Spanish interpretation available. Click for details.

* Labor Studies Awards eventLabor Studies Awards event

Time: 6:00 pm

Join the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for a Labor Awards celebration, a special evening on Zoom as we honor student and faculty achievements and raise funds for Labor Studies at the UW. This event will be Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Click to register.

* ANEW apprenticeship webinarANEW apprenticeship webinar

Time: 9:00 am

ANEW celebrates 2021 Women in Apprenticeship Day on Thursday, Nov. 18 by hosting a webinar, "Supporting Women to Success: Jobsite Culture in the Trades," from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 18. Click for details and to register.

* Children and Vaccines townhallChildren and Vaccines townhall

Time: 3:45 pm

AFT invites all to a special Facebook Live townhall at 3:45 p.m. PST on Thursday, Nov. 18 to discuss the recent availability of vaccinations for children ages 5 and over. It is a great step to accelerate our way out of this pandemic; and for educators and healthcare workers, it is especially welcome news. Click to watch at AFT's Facebook page.

* Union for Professionals eventUnion for Professionals event

Time: 5:00 pm

The AFL-CIO's Department for Professional Employees will host "There is Power in a Union for Professionals," an overview of how you and your coworkers can come together for better pay, benefits and careers. It will be at 5 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, Nov. 18 via Zoom. Click for details or to register.

* Million Worker March bookMillion Worker March book

Time: 5:00 pm

Join the UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies for an evening with labor activists Gabriel Prawl, Chris Silvera, Clarence Thomas, Brenda Stokely and Trent Willis, as we discuss the new book "Mobilizing in Our Own Name: Million Worker March." It will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18. Click for details or to register.

* Race and Labor workshopRace and Labor workshop

Time: 5:30 pm

The WSLC and several of its affiliated unions will present "Interconnection of Race and Labor History: Past, Present and Future," a workshop for union members in the Greater Spokane area on Thursday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Click for details.

* PSARA reparations webinarPSARA reparations webinar

Time: 5:00 pm

Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action will host a webinar on reparations at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 featuring a presentation by Dr. Ron Daniels, founder and president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century. Click to register.

* Nurses Unite for Safe StaffingNurses Unite for Safe Staffing

Time: 8:00 am

The Washington State Nurses Association invites you to join union nurses across Washington state for WSNA Nurses Unite for Safe Staffing, a free virtual event from 8 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Click for details.



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