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* Union Jobs Fair, SeattleUnion Jobs Fair, Seattle

Time: 4:00 pm

MLK Labor and Partnership in Employment are hosting another Union Jobs Fair from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1 at the Seattle Labor Temple, 5030 1st Ave S. Click for details.

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* Ralph Chaplin memorialRalph Chaplin memorial

Time: 10:30 am

Ralph Chaplin Gravesite Memorial at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 5 at Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum, 5212 70th St W. in Tacoma. Join the Pierce County Central Labor Council in celebrating Ralph Chaplin (1887~1967), a longtime labor activist, poet, author and songwriter, who dedicated his life to the cause of organized labor and is credited with writing the words of the internationally acclaimed anthem: “Solidarity Forever.”

* Labor Day event, KalamaLabor Day event, Kalama

Time: 11:00 am

Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Haydu Park, 253 Kalama River Road in Kalama. Food by Spin Catering, bingo, kids games, music, and local politics. Jointly sponsored by Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Counties CLC and Southwest Washington CLC.

* Labor Day event, SeaTacLabor Day event, SeaTac

Time: 11:00 am

Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd. in SeaTac. Free food from local food trucks, a splash park and games for kids, a swimming beach, and plenty of union solidarity to celebrate this special day. Sponsored by MLK Labor.

* Labor Day, Sedro WoolleyLabor Day, Sedro Woolley

Time: 11:00 am

Labor Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 1 River Road in Sedro Woolley. Bring the whole family to this event for some great food and fun. Sponsored by the Northwest Washington Central Labor Council.

* Labor Day event, Post FallsLabor Day event, Post Falls

Time: 11:00 am

Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Q’Emiln Park, 12201 W. Parkway Dr. in Post Falls, Idaho. Bring the family to enjoy great food and live music, plus a Poker Run and Car Show that start at 10 a.m. Jointly sponsored by the North Idaho and Spokane Regional Labor Councils.

* Labor Day event, ChehalisLabor Day event, Chehalis

Time: 11:00 am

Labor Day Picnic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stan Hedwall Park, 1501 Rice Road in Chehalis. Bring the whole family for free food and refreshments, children’s entertainment, and most of all fun and solidarity! Sponsored by the Thurston-Lewis-Mason Central Labor Council.

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* John O'Connor at the WSLCJohn O'Connor at the WSLC

Time: 7:30 pm

Working class troubadour John O'Connor is bringing his songs, poems and stories of unions, revolution, hitchhiking and love to the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. He will perform at the WSLC Seattle meeting hall, 321 16th Ave. S., on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Click for details.

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* Celebrating Ross RiederCelebrating Ross Rieder

Time: 1:00 pm

Join the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association, family, friends, singer John O’Connor and Rebel Voices in Celebrating the Life of Ross Rieder on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Georgetown Apprenticeship & Education Center (Building C), 6737 Corson Ave. S. in Seattle.

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* WSLC Immigrant Workers RisingWSLC Immigrant Workers Rising

Time: 10:00 am

The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is urging its leaders, staff and rank-and-file members of its affiliated unions, constituency groups and worker centers to attend the WSLC’s Immigrant and Refugee Workers Rising and the Future of the Labor Movement. It will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 at Skagit Valley College, 2405 E. College Way in Mount Vernon, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click for details.

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