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WSLC Legislative Conference will be Jan. 28

OLYMPIA (Jan. 11, 2022) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO invites all leaders, staffers and rank-and-file members of its affiliated unions to register for the 2022 WSLC Legislative Conference to be held virtually via Zoom on Friday, Jan. 28 starting at 9 a.m. Under the theme “Building Our Future,” the conference will explore and […]

Wash. State Labor Council sets 2022 legislative agenda

In session that begins today, Legislature urged to focus on policies that benefit workers, improve lives   OLYMPIA (Jan. 10, 2022) — The Washington State Legislature begins its 2022 session today at the State Capitol with another hybrid session of mostly remote hearings, debate and floor action amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Much attention will be […]

WSLC’s Karen White retires after more than 31 years at council

OLYMPIA (Jan. 7, 2022) — After 31-plus years on the staff of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Karen White is retiring. Today is her last day. White first joined the WSLC in June 1990 for what was meant to be a temporary job at the reception desk and ended up staying. She worked in […]

Meet Nickeia Hunter, WSLC’s Legislative Intern for 2022

OLYMPIA (Jan. 5, 2022) — Meet Nickeia Hunter, the Washington State Labor Council’s Legislative Intern for the 2022 session that begins on Monday, Jan. 10. She will help develop and coordinate the council’s legislative advocacy for Washington working families while helping to build relationships with affiliated unions, legislators and coalition partners. Hunter is an 11-year […]

Union community service for the holidays

(Dec. 22, 2021) — Most don’t hear about the amazing community service work that local unions and their members routinely perform because it is often publicized only in internal newsletters and communications. That is particularly true during the holidays. So the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO wanted to share a few examples of the many […]

WSLC seeking Admin Assistant for workforce, legislative staff

OLYMPIA (Dec. 8, 2021) — The Washington State Labor Council (WSLC), AFL-CIO is seeking applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Workforce and Legislative departments. The WSLC is the largest labor federation in the state, representing more than 600 local unions and some 400,000 union workers and serving as the political, legislative and […]

Disaster relief from flooding available for union members

SEATTLE (Nov. 23, 2021) — Union members: If you and your family are experiencing hardship as a result of recent flooding in northwest Washington or some other natural disaster in Washington state, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO urges you to apply for disaster relief from the Foundation for Working Families. The FFWF is a […]

WSLC offers resource for immigrant workers

Immigrant and Worker Justice Toolkit available for union, worker advocates to create just and fair future for immigrants   SEATTLE (Nov. 10, 2021) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO officially launched its new Immigrant and Worker Justice Toolkit on Tuesday.  This toolkit — ver la versión en Español aquí — was designed by the […]

Register for WSLC Race & Labor workshops on Nov. 9 and 18

Versión en Español aquí. With 2021 coming to a close, the work of Race and the Labor Movement in Washington continues to build in every corner of the state. The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is proud to share that it has launched its first Race & Labor Certification cohort to build capacity to facilitate […]

Immigrant and Worker Justice toolkit launch will be Nov. 9

RSVP to join virtual Lunch & Learn event about this new resource   The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO invites and encourages all to attend a special Lunch and Learn event celebrating the official launch of the WSLC’s new Immigrant and Worker Justice Toolkit. The event via Zoom will be at noon on Tuesday, Nov. […]

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