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* PRIMARY ELECTION!PRIMARY ELECTION!

Tuesday, Aug. 4 is Primary Election day in Washington state. Ballots must be mailed -- postage free! -- or deposited in county election drop boxes by today. Click to see which candidates have earned labor's support.

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* ATU 587 rally, SeattleATU 587 rally, Seattle

Time: 4:00 pm

ATU 587 will conduct a "Rally to Save Safe Service Now" at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at Seattle's City Hall Park, on Jefferson between 3rd & 4th on the south side of the County Courthouse, All are welcome to attend. Click for the location.

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* CLUW's SNAP the Vote eventCLUW's SNAP the Vote event

Time: 4:00 pm

The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) will present "All of Us: SNAP the Vote," a Facebook Live town hall moderated by CLUW President Elise Bryant (CWA) that will commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. It will be at 4 p.m. PT on Thursday, Aug. 6. Click to register.

* Rally outside Seattle HiltonRally outside Seattle Hilton

Time: 4:30 pm

Join UNITE HERE Local 8 at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday Aug. 6 outside the Hilton Seattle Hotel, 1301 6th Ave, in Seattle, for a socially distanced rally and motorcade to demand Hilton extend affordable health insurance for laid off workers. Click for details.

* Pandemic Politics series 2Pandemic Politics series 2

Time: 5:30 pm

POSTPONED -- The WSLC for "Pandemic Politics: The Role of Government" -- series 2 of a Common Sense Economics workshops -- scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 6 HAS BEEN POSTPONED until September. Click to register.

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* WSLC "Race and Labor" eventWSLC "Race and Labor" event

Time: 12:00 pm

As part of the WSLC's Lunch and Learn Series, the WSLC's Racial Justice Committee will present "Race and Labor: Manifestations of Racism" at Noon on Friday, Aug. 7 via Zoom video conferencing. Participants will share stories of working people's resiliency in the face of racism on the job. Click to register.

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* Fast for Senate COVID actionFast for Senate COVID action

On Tuesday, Aug. 11, thousands are pledging to fast and call on the Senate to take #FastAction to renew supplemental federal unemployment insurance for the tens of millions of jobless Americans struggling to survive this pandemic. Click for details.

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* Jayapal CTC eventJayapal CTC event

Time: 1:00 pm

Join U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA, 7th), AFT Washington President Karen Strickland, and CTC students, faculty and administrators for “Community and Technical Colleges: Recovery, Equity & Justice” on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. PT. Click for details.

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* Pandemic Politics series 3Pandemic Politics series 3

Time: 5:30 pm

POSTPONED -- Join the WSLC for "Pandemic Politics: The Role of Government" -- series 3 of a Common Sense Economics workshops -- scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 28 HAS BEEN POSTPONED until September. Click to register.

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