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Swedish has 10 days ● Mitch’s switch ● Get out your air drums

Friday, January 17, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Nurses at Swedish say they’ll deliver 10-day strike notice — Nurses and caregivers from Swedish hospitals say they will deliver a 10-day strike notice Friday to the health care provider after a breakdown in negotiations, according to a union news release. The […]

Boeing culture change ● Local Dem a ‘no’ on PRO ● U.S. corporations vs. America

Thursday, January 16, 2020   BOEING   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Boeing needs massive culture change (editorial) — The public examination of the 737 MAX debacle revealed symptoms of corporate decline that should have triggered drastic change long ago. The 117 pages of internal messages from 2015-18 released Jan. 9 show how deeply mistrust […]

TA at Clark College ● ‘We deserve to be safe’ ● Our drug pushers

Wednesday, January 15, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Columbian — Clark College, faculty union reach tentative contract deal — Clark College and its faculty union have reached a tentative agreement in contract negotiations. The Association for Higher Education, which represents faculty at the Vancouver community college, announced the news Tuesday evening after a […]

Support Clark College strikers ● 2,800 jobs vs. $62M ● Trump’s Happy Meal

Tuesday, January 14, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Columbian — Clark College instructors strike at Vancouver school — Never in Clark College’s 87-year history have faculty gone on strike. That changed Monday, as teachers took to the picket line before the sun rose. The Association for Higher Education, which represents more than 400 part- […]

Countdown at Clark ● Bad Boeing ● PRO vote ● Sir Rod’s 75

Friday, January 10, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Columbian — Clark College to cancel Monday classes if faculty strike — Clark College will cancel classes if its faculty go on strike Monday, the interim president announced in an email to students. It’s news that’s seemed likely for days, as full- and part-time faculty […]

Vigils for patient safety ● Freedom trash ● Our ‘deaths of despair’

Thursday, January 9, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s (Everett) Herald — Providence, Everett medical center employees agree to a deal — After months of negotiations and a strike threat, union representatives for technicians and professionals at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett announced a tentative deal with the health-care organization Wednesday afternoon amid contract […]

Sacred Heart deal ● Mad Matt more popular? ● Creepy U-Haul

Wednesday, January 8, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Spokesman-Review — Sacred Heart nurses reach tentative agreement with Providence officials — Nurses at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center reached a tentative contract agreement early Friday that could help avert a feared strike. The Washington State Nurses Association and Providence officials entered marathon negotiation sessions after […]

Clock ticks at Clark ● Boeing redeploys ● Why Americans are dying

Tuesday, January 7, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Columbian — Clark College salary negotiations continue — It was business as usual at Clark College on Monday, the first day of the winter quarter. But the clock is ticking on this relative calm, and each day brings the Vancouver community college closer to a […]

One strike delayed, another set ● RAP ribbon cutting ● Scrap the cap

Monday, January 6, 2020   LOCAL   ► In the (Everett) Herald — Health workers postpone Providence-Swedish strike notice — Union-represented Swedish and Providence employees from across the state, including in Everett and Edmonds, have postponed a strike notice after substantial progress was made Thursday night in talks with the health-care organization. Both sides were […]

Providence strike prep ● Protect personal data ● R.I.P., Mr. Nasty

Tuesday, December 31, 2019   LOCAL   ► From NCRM — 8,000 nurses, caregivers prepare to strike for fair wages in Seattle while CEO gets 157% pay increase — Nurses and caregivers have announced that they are moving closer toward an imminent strike at Swedish Medical Center, the largest healthcare provider in the Seattle area, […]

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