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* Ralph Chaplin Memorial, TacomaRalph Chaplin Memorial, Tacoma

Time: 10:30 am

The Pierce County Central Labor Council’s Ralph Chaplin Gravesite Memorial will be on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4 at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery, 5212 70th St. W. in Tacoma. Click for details.

* Labor Day Celebration, SeaTacLabor Day Celebration, SeaTac

Time: 11:00 am

All union members and their families are invited to join MLK Labor for a Labor Day Celebration at Angle Lake Park in SeaTac from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. There will be food trucks with free food for union members, kids’ games, and a splash park. Click for details.

* Labor Day event, EverettLabor Day event, Everett

Time: 11:00 am

The Snohomish and Island County Labor Council is planning a Labor Day March and Block Party on from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4 in the parking lot behind 2810 Lombard Ave. in Everett. It will feature live music, free hot dogs and root beer floats, kids' activities, and more! Click for details

* Labor Day Picnic, KalamaLabor Day Picnic, Kalama

Time: 11:00 am

The Southwest Washington CLC and the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum CLC invite union members and their families to join them for a Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4 at Haydu Park, 253 Kalama River Road in Kalama. Click for details.

* Labor Day Picnic, Post FallsLabor Day Picnic, Post Falls

Time: 11:00 am

The Spokane Regional Labor Council and the North Idaho CLC invite all to a Labor Day Picnic on Monday, Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Q'emiln Park, 12201 W Parkway Dr., in Post Falls, ID. Click for details.

* Labor Day Picnic, ChehalisLabor Day Picnic, Chehalis

Time: 11:00 am

The Thurston-Lewis-Mason Central Labor Council will host its annual Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4 at Stan Hedwall Park, 1501 Rice Road in Chehalis. Bring the whole family for free food and refreshments, children’s entertainment, and most of all fun and solidarity!

* Labor Day event, BellinghamLabor Day event, Bellingham

Time: 11:00 am

The Northwest Washington Central Labor Council is hosting an "It's Our Day!" Labor Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4at Lake Padden Park, 4882 S. Samish Way in Bellingham. Click for details.

* Labor Day BBQ, LakewoodLabor Day BBQ, Lakewood

Time: 11:30 am

The Pierce County Central Labor Council and WFSE Local 304 invite all area union members and their families to a Labor Day BBQ from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4 at Fort Steilacoom Park's Picnic Pavilion, 9200 Steilacoom Blvd. in Lakewood. Click for details.

* TLMCLC Solidarity NightTLMCLC Solidarity Night

Time: 6:00 pm

The Thurston Lewis Mason Central Labor Council is hosting a Solidarity Night so rank-and-file union members can meet each other in their community. The next will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the WSLC Davis-Williams Building, 3rd floor, 906 Columbia in Olympia. Click for details.

* NAAM Elders DayNAAM Elders Day

Time: 2:00 pm

Join the Northwest African American Museum on Grandparents Day on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. for a special celebration honoring our grandparents and the African American Elders in our community. The celebration will include the induction of four elders into the Elders Circle, including WFSE's Claude Burfect. Click for details.

* WSARA 2023 ConventionWSARA 2023 Convention

Time: 10:00 am

The 2023 Annual Convention of the Washington State Alliance for Retired Americans is Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the WEA Union Hall, 32032 Weyerhaeuser Way S. in Federal Way. Click for details and to register.

* Reclaim Medicare webinarReclaim Medicare webinar

Time: 5:00 pm

PSARA will host a webinar, "We Can Reclaim Medicare From Greedy Profiteers" at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13 featuring Dr. Ed Weisbart of Physicians for a National Health Program. Click to register.

* Starbucks Day of ActionStarbucks Day of Action

Starbucks customers and workers’ allies will hold their next Day of Action on Thursday, Sept. 14. Leafleting events are planned at multiple Starbucks throughout Washington state, including several in the Seattle area. Click for details.

* IBT 117 Womxn's ConferenceIBT 117 Womxn's Conference

Time: 9:00 am

All union members are invited to Teamsters Local 117's "Grow and Ignite: The 2023 Womxn’s Conference" on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Teamsters Local 117 hall, 14675 Interurban Ave. South in Tukwila. Click for details and to register.

* Seattle city workers rallySeattle city workers rally

Time: 3:30 pm

The Seattle Coalition of City Unions is hosting a BIG City Workers Rally for #RSPCT on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the steps of Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave. The coalition unions have been in negotiations for almost ONE YEAR and have still been unable to settle on a fair contract. Click to RSVP.

* UAW Big 3 Rally, BeavertonUAW Big 3 Rally, Beaverton

Time: 1:15 pm

On Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 1:15 p.m., all union members and community supporters in the area are invited to a Big Three Solidarity Rally supporting UAW strikers at 10030 SW Allen Blvd., in Beaverton, Oregon. Click for details.

* WSU-CASE rallies and meetingsWSU-CASE rallies and meetings

WSU-CASE, the union of 2,000 Academic Student Employees at Washington State University, will hold Rallies and Mass Meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 27 across nine campuses to demonstrate they are united in their commitment to holding WSU Administration accountable to agreeing to a fair contract. Click for details.

* How to Organize a UnionHow to Organize a Union

Time: 4:00 pm

Want to know how to organize a union? Curious about first steps? The AFL-CIO is offering a free webinar, "It's Better in A Union: How to Organize Your Workplace," on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. Pacific. Click to register.

* Troublemakers SchoolTroublemakers School

Time: 9:00 am

Union members and activists from the Puget Sound area are invited to Labor Notes' Troublemakers School, a day of workshops and sessions to connect and learn to build the labor movement, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at South Seattle College in West Seattle. Click for details and to register.

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