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Weekly Update — October 12

Weekly Update: October 12 Rally At The Westin Seattle — 4 PM Today Hotel workers at the Westin Seattle have been in negotiations for a new union contract since June and are fighting to make one job enough to live in Seattle, raise our families, and retire with dignity. In September, Westin workers voted 98% […]

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Weekly Update — October 5

Weekly Update: October 5 Help Elect Progressive Candidates In Washington Outraged over Kavanaugh? Turn your anger into action by helping elect progressive candidates up and down the ballot in Washington this year. There are Labor Neighbor events planned every weekend leading up to the election. See the full list here: http://www.thestand.org/calendar/ Tomorrow, WFSE is hosting […]

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Weekly Update — September 21

Weekly Update: September 21 Support I-1000 to Reverse Tim Eyman’s I-200 This week, the MLK Labor Executive Board voted unanimously to reaffirm the WSLC endorsement of I-1000 which would overturn one of the most racist and sexist initiatives in Washington’s history, I-200. I-1000 is currently in the signature gathering phase and needs our help to […]

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Tukwila Educators Strike Update

The Tukwila Education Association (TEA) is the only teachers union in King County that has yet to reach a tentative agreement. Over several bargaining sessions, the school board has resisted offering these educators the raises that their colleagues in neighboring districts have won. Because of this, TEA is going on strike starting Wednesday, September 4. They […]

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MLK Labor Sanctions IUOE 302 Strike

MLK Labor Board Sanctions IUOE Local 302 Strike The MLK Labor Executive Board has voted to sanction the strike authorized by Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 302 working under the Western Washington Master Labor Agreement. The strike affects tower cranes, concrete pumpers, dirt work, pavers, hoisting and materials handlers, and other heavy equipment operators on job […]

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