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* PCCLC forum with DammeierPCCLC forum with Dammeier

Time: 5:00 pm

As part of this week's AFL-CIO actions in support of America's 5 Economic Essentials, the Pierce County Central Labor Council will host a special forum via Zoom with Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier. Click for the event flier or email pattyrose@pcclc.org or call 253-219-6955 by 3 p.m. for log-in information.

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* POSTPONED - SICLC sign-wavingPOSTPONED - SICLC sign-waving

On Wednesday, the Snohomish and Island County Labor Council planned a socially distanced Sign Waving Event in support of the AFL-CIO's Five Economic Essentials. That event has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

* Labor on Racial InjusticeLabor on Racial Injustice

Time: 8:00 am

At 8 a.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, June 3, all are invited to join Labor Leaders Address Racial Injustice, a Facebook Live event streaming at the WSLC's Facebook page. Participants will include AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, AFSCME President Lee Saunders, AFT President Randi Weingarten, IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson, UNITE HERE President D. Taylor, and BAC Local 8 President Glenn Kelly.

* (Re)Defining American Labor(Re)Defining American Labor

Time: 6:00 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has announced a weekly online seminar, "(Re)Defining American Labor," every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. through June 3 hosted by the UW Tacoma Labor Solidarity Project. These sessions are open to the public. Click for details.

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* Special WSLC COPE ConventionSpecial WSLC COPE Convention

Time: 10:00 am

The Executive Board of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO has called a Special COPE Convention to consider endorsements in congressional races where the WSLC has not yet made an endorsement. It will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6. For details and registration information, email wslc@wslc.org or call 206-281-8901.

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* CBTU's "All Of Us"CBTU's "All Of Us"

Time: 2:00 pm

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists will host "All of Us: Understanding This Moment Town Hall," a Facebook Live event, at 2 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 11. It will feature multiple national labor leaders, including AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Click for details or to RSVP.

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* BLM-Seattle Silent MarchBLM-Seattle Silent March

Time: 1:00 pm

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is calling for a statewide Day of Action in support of all Black lives in Washington state. Meet and rally at 1 p.m. at Seattle's Judkins Park, 2150 S Norman St. A Silent March will leave there at 2 p.m. and proceed down 23rd 1.8 miles to Jefferson Park, 3801 Beacon Ave. S.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

* Valley hospital protest,RentonValley hospital protest,Renton

Time: 11:00 am

Nurses and healthcare workers from SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at UW Medicine Valley Medical Center will protest Valley’s planned suspension of retirement account contributions from 11 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 18 at the medical center, 400 S. 43rd St., in Renton. Click for details.

* Labor Women of Color eventLabor Women of Color event

Time: 12:00 pm

The AFL-CIO will host "The Beauty and the Burden of Leadership: A Roundtable Conversation with Women of Color," featuring the WSLC's April Sims (among others) at noon Pacific time on Thursday, June 18 via Zoom call. Click to register.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

* Port shutdown/march, SeattlePort shutdown/march, Seattle

Time: 10:00 am

the ILWU is teaming up with APRI Seattle to host a Rally and March to Stop Police Brutality and End Systematic Racism. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the ILWU Local 19 Union Hall, 3440 E Marginal Way S. (corner of Spokane and East Marginal). Longshore workers will march or car caravan with other local labor, community and faith leaders, to Seattle’s Terminal 46, 401 Alaskan Way, and then they will march/caravan to the Reynolds Work Release facility, 410 4th Ave., to demand human rights and COVID protections for prisoners. Click for details.

* Fred Meyer picket, TacomaFred Meyer picket, Tacoma

Time: 10:00 am

Join UFCW 367 for an informational picket outside the Fred Meyer stores in Tacoma (3250 Pacific Ave.) on Friday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to Noon and from 1-3 p.m. Fred Meyer is ending Hero Pay on June 18, but this crisis is not over! Click for details.

* Juneteenth Lunch and LearnJuneteenth Lunch and Learn

Time: 12:30 pm

Join the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO for a Juneteenth Lunch and Learn event on Facebook Live at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 19. We'll discuss the history of Juneteenth and share our stories of resiliency. Click to RSVP at facebook.com/WAaflcio.

* Juneteenth Celebration, TacomaJuneteenth Celebration, Tacoma

Time: 3:00 pm

A Juneteenth Celebration will be held Friday, June 19 starting at 3 p.m. at Wright's Park, 501 S "I" St. in Tacoma. There will be guest speakers, spoken word, food, music, voter registration, and social distancing. Click for details.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

* Mass Poor People's AssemblyMass Poor People's Assembly

Time: 7:00 am

The Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington is going digital! On Saturday June 20 at 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Pacific time, the Poor People's Campaign will hold the largest digital and social media gathering of poor and low-wealth people, moral and religious leaders, advocates, and people of conscience in this nation’s history. Click for details about how you can participate.

* Fred Meyer picket, PuyallupFred Meyer picket, Puyallup

Time: 10:00 am

Join UFCW 367 for an informational picket outside the Fred Meyer stores in Puyallup (17404 Meridian E.) on Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to Noon and from 1-3 p.m. Fred Meyer is ending Hero Pay on June 18, but this crisis is not over! Click for details.

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* BLM-Seattle Juneteenth WeekBLM-Seattle Juneteenth Week

Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is planning a Juneteenth Week online community event with music, storytelling, performances and more. Click for details.

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* Mark McDermott webinarMark McDermott webinar

Time: 4:30 pm

United for a Fair Economy is hosting the national premiere of Mark McDermott's new webinar “The War on Workers: Coronavirus Style” on Monday, June 22 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time. It will highlight the struggles of meatpacking and grocery workers as well as other essential workers fighting for a safe workplace and worker rights in this pandemic. Click to register or get more details.

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* Save USPS caravan, SeattleSave USPS caravan, Seattle

Time: 9:00 am

Postal union members and community supporters will stage a car and bike caravan at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 23 from Seattle’s Queen Anne Post Office to the Federal Building to publicize the need for federal funds to save the U.S. Postal Service. Click for details.

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* Black Workers and PandemicBlack Workers and Pandemic

Time: 9:00 am

The SUNY School for Labor and Urban Studies presents "Black Workers and the Triple Pandemic: Confronting COVID, Economic Freefall and Structural Racism," featuring the WSLC's April Sims (among others), will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, June 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. Pacific time. Click for details

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* Pride at Work town hallPride at Work town hall

Time: 1:00 pm

Pride at Work will host a Facebook Live town hall meeting, "All of Us: Out and Essential," at 1 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 25. This will be a discussion featuring leaders and workers at the intersection of the labor, LGBTQ equality, and racial justice movements about how we can continue to lift up the lives of marginalized communities. Click for details.

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* Heck-Sims on racial justiceHeck-Sims on racial justice

Time: 5:00 pm

Join U.S. Representative Denny Heck and WSLC Secretary Treasurer April Sims on Tuesday, June 30 at 5 p.m. for a discussion on the role of organized labor in the racial justice movement. Click for details.

       

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