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Our Time Counts ● Nurses need PRO Act ● No pie for YOU

Tuesday, February 4, 2020   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s Seattle Times — In an attempt to protect hourly service workers, lawmakers push for statewide law on scheduling — Washington state could follow Seattle in passing a bill mandating that certain store and restaurant workers are given at least two-weeks notice of their schedules and […]

Swedish must address staffing ● PRO Act teed up ● PSAV workers need contract

Monday, February 3, 2020   LOCAL   ► In the (Everett) Herald — Strike at Swedish is over, but contract dispute is not — The three-day strike at every location of health-care provider Swedish is over, but some nurses and other workers are still rallying outside the hospitals… The two sides have been negotiating for […]

Takin’ it to the streets ● Kneecapping Medicaid ● They killed Billie Holiday

Thursday, January 30, 2020   SWEDISH STRIKE   ► TODAY at The Stand — Community backs Swedish strikers in Seattle — Striking nurses and frontline caregivers at Swedish-Providence hospitals in the greater Seattle area got a big dose of union solidarity Wednesday when more than 1,000 strikers and their supporters marched through downtown Seattle and […]

Swedish rally TODAY ● Alaska to add jobs ● Boeing’s 1st loss since ’97

Wednesday, January 29, 2020   SWEDISH STRIKE   ATTEND TODAY’S MARCH AND RALLY — Stand with Swedish-Providence strikers in their fight for safe staffing, safe patient care and justice for our communities on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Seattle. Participants will be marching from the Swedish First Hill campus at 747 Broadway at 3:30 […]

Swedish strike begins ● UFW fights for dairy safety ● UAW wins in Detroit

Tuesday, January 28, 2020   SWEDISH-PROVIDENCE STRIKE   ► BREAKING from the Seattle Times — Swedish health care workers begin three-day strike — Under bright umbrellas and sheer plastic ponchos, striking nurses and other staff gathered in heavy rain outside Swedish Medical Center on First Hill to begin a three-day strike at 7 a.m. Tuesday. […]

Swedish strike starts Tuesday ● ACA’s secret success ● Bolton’s bombshell

Monday, January 27, 2020   SWEDISH STRIKE   ► In the Seattle Times — Swedish Medical Center prepares for possible strike by thousands of nurses and health care workers — Some 7,800 registered nurses, nursing assistants and technical and service caregivers, represented by SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, plan to walk off their jobs at 7 a.m. […]

Swedish strike prep ● The truth matters ● Meat before pudding

Friday, January 24, 2020   SWEDISH STRIKE   ► In the Edmonds Beacon — Swedish nurses, caregivers plan strike — Nurses and technical and service caregivers of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW at Swedish Medical Center announced they intend to strike Jan. 28-31 due to what they say are unfair labor practices and patient safety issues caused […]

Swedish hires scabs ● Boeing: No layoffs ● Tax cuts aren’t free ● ‘Base’ in our backyard

Thursday, January 23, 2020   LOCAL   ► BREAKING from The Stranger — To prep for strike, Swedish hires scabs and ‘tactical security’ with body cameras — As Washington state confirms the country’s first case of Wuhan coronavirus, 8,000 Swedish caregivers responsible for treating patients and disinfecting hospital rooms are barreling toward a massive three-day […]

Boeing’s billions in buybacks ● Swedish strike looms ● Mitch’s fix is in

Wednesday, January 22, 2020   BOEING   ► In today’s Seattle Times — Boeing doesn’t expect 737 MAX will be cleared to fly again until midyear — Boeing now projects the 737 MAX won’t get FAA clearance to fly until midyear, about three months further out than previously expected, in a delay that could stretch […]

Swedish clock ticks ● Tower crane safety ● Trump on ‘trial’

Tuesday, January 21, 2020   LOCAL   ► From My Edmonds News — “The parties are too far apart”: Swedish heath care workers give notice of planned strike Jan 28-30 — In a roundtable briefing, nurses and caregivers of SEIU Healthcare 1199 NW at Swedish-Providence announced they were delivering a 10-day notice of intent to […]


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