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* Grocery informational picketsGrocery informational pickets

Grocery workers at Fred Meyer, QFC and Albertsons/Safeway stores (UFCW 21, IBT 38, UFCW 367) are conducting Informational Pickets at 32 store locations in King, Pierce, Kitsap and Snohomish counties on Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, Aug. 1. Click for details and locations.

* Rally against ICE, SeattleRally against ICE, Seattle

Time: 6:00 pm

Students, including members of the Dream Coalition, have organized a protest in front of ICE’s downtown Seattle offices to call for the abolition of private immigration detention in Washington State. All are invited to join in this action on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. at 1000 2nd Ave. Click for details.

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* Labor Neighbor walk,BellinghamLabor Neighbor walk,Bellingham

Time: 9:00 am

Volunteers are needed for a WSLC Labor Neighbor walk on Saturday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on behalf of labor's endorsed candidate for State Senate in the 40th LD, Sen. Liz Lovelett. Meet at the Northwest Washington CLC, 1700 N. State St. in Bellingham. Click for details.

* Seattle Labor CanvassSeattle Labor Canvass

Time: 10:00 am

Join MLK Labor on Saturday, Aug. 3 for a Players Choice Seattle Labor Canvass to talk to fellow union members about why three candidates for Seattle City Council — Zachary DeWolf, Emily Myers, or Andrew Lewis -- have earned labor's endorsement. Meet at the Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Ave., at 10 a.m. Click for details.

* SocSec and Medicare, SeattleSocSec and Medicare, Seattle

Time: 12:30 pm

All are invited to celebrate the birthdays of Social Security and Medicare -- and to call to expand Social Security and approve Medicare for All -- on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 MLK Way S. in Seattle. Click for details.

* Dignity Dialogue, BellinghamDignity Dialogue, Bellingham

Time: 1:00 pm

A Dignity Dialogue will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 from 1-3 p.m. at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St. Participants will discuss the new WA state legislation, Keep Washington Working, and what our local government is required to do to guarantee our community is safe. Click for details.

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* Farmworker march, FerndaleFarmworker march, Ferndale

Time: 4:30 am

This year's Farmworker March for Dignity begins in Ferndale at the Customs and Border Patrol Station, 1431 Sunset Ave. on Sunday, Aug. 4. Particpants will gather at dawn (4:30-5 a.m.), the typical starting time in the fields for farmworkers. There will be additional entry points for those who cannot start then. Click for details.

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* OT pay hearing, EllensburgOT pay hearing, Ellensburg

Time: 9:00 am

The state Department of Labor and Industries is conducting public hearings on its proposal to restore overtime pay in Washington. A hearing will be held Monday, Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. at Hal Holmes Community Center, 201 Ruby St. Click for details.

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* OT pay hearing, KennewickOT pay hearing, Kennewick

Time: 9:00 am

The state Department of Labor and Industries is conducting public hearings on its proposal to restore overtime pay in Washington. A hearing will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. at Springhill Suites by Marriot Kennewick Tri-Cities, 7048 W Grandridge Blvd. Click for details.

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* OT pay hearing, SpokaneOT pay hearing, Spokane

Time: 9:00 am

The state Department of Labor and Industries is conducting public hearings on its proposal to restore overtime pay in Washington. A hearing will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N Discovery Pl. in Spokane. Click for details.

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* OT pay hearing, VancouverOT pay hearing, Vancouver

Time: 9:00 am

The state Department of Labor and Industries is conducting public hearings on its proposal to restore overtime pay in Washington. A hearing will be held Thursday, Aug. 15 at 9 a.m. at the Clark College Columbia Tech Center, 18700 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver. Click for details.

* Everett Aquasox Union NightEverett Aquasox Union Night

Time: 7:00 pm

The Everett Aquasox's Union Solidarity Night presented by Snohomish and Island County Labor Council will be Thursday, Aug 15 at 7 p.m. Click for tickets or contact 425.259.7922 or charlotte@snolabor.org for a few free vouchers.

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* People Over Pharma ProfitsPeople Over Pharma Profits

Time: 12:00 pm

Tuesday is a national day of action to demand lower drug prices. All are encouraged to attend a rally/press conference Tuesday, Aug. 20 at noon at the Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Ave. in downtown Seattle. Click for details.

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* Swedish info pickets and rallySwedish info pickets and rally

Healthcare workers (SEIU 1199NW) at Swedish Medical Center and their supporters are gearing up for an informational picket and rally at Swedish First Hill Campus on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. Plus, pickets earlier that afternoon at multiple locations! Click for details.

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* Rally with Kennewick teachersRally with Kennewick teachers

Time: 8:00 am

Join striking Kennewick teachers for a big rally from 8 to 10:30 a.m. outside the Kennewick School District administrative building, 1000 W 4th Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336. Click for details.

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