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* May Day Caravan, SEA to OLYMay Day Caravan, SEA to OLY

Time: 11:00 am

Join the Caravan to the State Capitol for Essential and Excluded Workers, a May Day event to call attention to the struggles of immigrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will depart at 11 a.m. this Friday, May 1 from St. Mary’s Church, 611 20th Ave. South in Seattle. Click for details.

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* (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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* WA State LERC webinarWA State LERC webinar

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Labor and Education Research Center is hosting a webinar series on employment issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar on Unemployment Insurance: Updates from ESD will be Thursday, May 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is free, but pre-registration is required. Click for details.

* APALA, LELO workers webinarAPALA, LELO workers webinar

Time: 6:00 pm

APALA and LELO are hosting a two-part webinar to highlight essential workers’ experiences during the pandemic. The first will be a worker-only webinar on Thursday, May 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Click for details.

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* Emergency Motorcade, SeattleEmergency Motorcade, Seattle

Time: 12:00 pm

An Emergency Motorcade will be held to spotlight the critical safety demands of essential workers and show support for their safety at work. Led by front line bus drivers, custodians, grocery workers and others, the motorcade departs at noon on Saturday, May 9 from 1st Avenue S. and S. Lander St, in Seattle and will stop at strategic locations in Seattle, including Amazon and Harborview Medical Center. This event is spearheaded by Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity (OWLS). Click for details.

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* Labor in the 21st CenturyLabor in the 21st Century

Time: 1:15 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies will hold a weekly online seminar, "Labor in the 21st Century," every Tuesday from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. through May 26 hosted by Labor Studies faculty at UW Bothell. These sessions are open to the public. Click for details.

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* (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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* Dislocated workers webinarDislocated workers webinar

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Labor and Education Research Center is hosting a webinar series on employment issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar on Dislocated Worker Training, featuring the WSLC's Bill Messenger and Emmanuel Flores, will be Thursday, May 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. It is free, but pre-registration is required. Click for details.

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* Virtual COPE ConventionVirtual COPE Convention

The WSLC’s 2020 Committee on Political Education (COPE) Convention will be conducted online on Saturday, May 16. Click for details

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* Labor in the 21st CenturyLabor in the 21st Century

Time: 1:15 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies will hold a weekly online seminar, "Labor in the 21st Century," every Tuesday from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. through May 26 hosted by Labor Studies faculty at UW Bothell. These sessions are open to the public. Click for details.

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* (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.

* SW WA Essential Workers eventSW WA Essential Workers event

Time: 6:00 pm

All essential workers in Southwest Washington are invited to an Essential Workers Town Hall on Wednesday, May 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to organize and WIN safer working conditions, PPE on the job, and hazard pay. Click for details and registration.

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* APALA, LELO workers webinarAPALA, LELO workers webinar

Time: 2:00 pm

APALA and LELO are hosting a two-part webinar to highlight essential workers’ experiences during the pandemic. The second series will be a town hall webinar, featuring workers and community organizations. It will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 23. Click for details.

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* Labor in the 21st CenturyLabor in the 21st Century

Time: 1:15 pm

The UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies will hold a weekly online seminar, "Labor in the 21st Century," every Tuesday from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. through May 26 hosted by Labor Studies faculty at UW Bothell. These sessions are open to the public. Click for details.

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* Pandemic Politics workshopPandemic Politics workshop

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will host Pandemic Politics, a Common Sense Economics series of online workshops, beginning Thursday, May 28 from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. via Zoom video conferencing. Click for details.

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* Webinar on Yakima strikesWebinar on Yakima strikes

Time: 6:30 pm

All are invited to a "Essential, Not Expendable" Town Hall webinar (via Zoom) on Friday, May 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to hear about the strikes in the Yakima Valley by warehouse and farmworkers and how you can support these workers. This event is organized by APALA, LELO, El Comite, PSARA, CAGJ, CIRCC and CRA. Click to register.

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* Immigration Summit POSTPONEDImmigration Summit POSTPONED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED -- The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO and its community partners will be hosting a Labor and Immigration Summit on May 30 in Mt. Vernon to focus on the intersection of immigration and workers’ rights.

* Caravan to join Yakima strikesCaravan to join Yakima strikes

Time: 11:00 am

All are invited to the Solidarity Caravan to Join Yakima Workers on Strike on Saturday, May 30. Participants will be departing from locations across the state to meet in Yakima at Sarg Hubbard Park, 111 S 18th St., at 11 a.m. Click for details.

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