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* St Joe info picket, BellinghamSt Joe info picket, Bellingham

UPDATE: TA reached, so this picket is CANCELLED -- The Washington State Nurses Association invites all supporters of nurses and healthcare workers to join an informational picket to support nurses at St. Joseph Bellingham on Tuesday, May 3. Click for details.

* Race and Labor trainingRace and Labor training

Time: 11:00 am

To meet the growing demand from affiliates across the state, the WSLC is recruiting interested folks who have been through its Race and Labor training to become certified trainers in the curriculum. Training via Zoom for the next cohort will be May 3 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click for details or to register.

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* Workers Memorial Day, Vanc.Workers Memorial Day, Vanc.

Time: 6:00 pm

The Southwest Washington CLC will hold a Workers' Memorial Day commemoration on Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at LiUNA 335 and Teamsters 58 Labor Center, 2122 NE Andresen St. in Vancouver. Click for details.

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* Women in Trades Fair, SeattleWomen in Trades Fair, Seattle

Time: 9:00 am

The 2022 Washington Women in Trades Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 6 at the Seattle Center's Fisher Pavilion. Click for details.

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* STRIKE, Seattle Labor ChorusSTRIKE, Seattle Labor Chorus

Time: 6:00 pm

The Seattle Labor Chorus will present "STRIKE!!" a fundraiser concert, to be conducted via Zoom from 5 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Suggested donation is $20. Registration information to come. Click for details.

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* Know Your Rights, SeattleKnow Your Rights, Seattle

Time: 5:30 pm

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center invites all to attend a free online 2-hour participatory training on how to use RightsatWorkWA.org to know your rights, and to help your coworkers, family, and friends protect their rights at work. It starts at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. Registration is required. Click for details.

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* Stamp Out Hunger Food DriveStamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The National Association of Letter Carriers will hold its 30th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive on Saturday, May 14. Get those non-perishable food items ready for your letter carrier to pick up that day. Click for details.

* Bans Off Our Bodies ralliesBans Off Our Bodies rallies

Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates have organized "Bans Off Our Bodies" rallies and events in support of reproductive healthcare and abortion rights on Saturday, May 14 in cities across the nation. In Washington, events are planned in Seattle, Spokane, Everett, Vancouver and multiple other cities across the state. Click for times and details.

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* Race and Labor workshopRace and Labor workshop

Time: 5:45 pm

The Kitsap County and Olympic Labor Councils and multiple unions will host "Courageous Conversations on Race and the Labor Movement" in-person in Silverdale or Port Angeles or via Zoom starting at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 19. Click for details or to register.

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* Revolutionary NonviolenceRevolutionary Nonviolence

Time: 10:00 am

Revolutionary Nonviolence: An Online Seminar on Organizing for Freedom featuring UCLA Labor Center Director Dr. Kent Wong with labor, community activists, and UWT student will be Friday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click to register and get details.

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* WSLC COPE Convention, SeattleWSLC COPE Convention, Seattle

Time: 8:30 am

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will hold its 2022 Committee on Political Education (COPE) Endorsing Convention starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at the Machinists District 751 Hall, 9125 15th Pl. South in Seattle. Click for details.

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* Rally to support VA facilitiesRally to support VA facilities

Time: 11:30 am

AFGE members and supporters will rally at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at the Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Ave, in Seattle to demand better workplace conditions at local VA facilities and condemning the proposed closure of dozens of facilities nationwide. Click for details.

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* Nurses info picket, SilverdaleNurses info picket, Silverdale

Time: 3:00 pm

Nurses at CHI's St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale (UFCW 3000) are struggling to achieve safe staffing, competitive wages and emergency preparedness. They will hold an informational picket from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 outside the hospital at 1800 NW Myhre Road in Silverdale. Click for details.

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* Seattle Labor Chorus concertSeattle Labor Chorus concert

Time: 5:00 pm

The Seattle Labor Chorus is performing at Northwest Folklife! They will perform a concert Saturday, May 28 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Cornish Playhouse, 201 Mercer St. in Seattle, and a singalong on Sunday, May 29 from 6:10 to 7 p.m. in the Cornish Courtyard, in front of the Playhouse. Click for details.

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* Everett Starbucks sign-wavingEverett Starbucks sign-waving

Time: 11:00 am

The Snohomish County Democratic Socialists of America will have a sign-waving rally in support of Everett Starbucks workers as they prepare for their union vote after a 5-month wait. The sign-waving will be Sunday, May 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside the Starbucks store at 3625 Broadway in Everett. Click for details.

* Seattle Labor Chorus singalongSeattle Labor Chorus singalong

Time: 6:10 pm

The Seattle Labor Chorus is performing at Northwest Folklife! They will perform a concert Saturday, May 28 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Cornish Playhouse, 201 Mercer St. in Seattle, and a singalong on Sunday, May 29 from 6:10 to 7 p.m. in the Cornish Courtyard, in front of the Playhouse. Click for details.

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