2021 Convention

2021 Convention

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, hundreds of delegates representing unions across the state gathered virtually via Zoom on July 21-23 for the WSLC’s 2021 Convention. With the theme “Our Time Now,” convention speakers and workshops addressed the challenges and opportunities before the Washington state and national labor movement, with a focus on passing the Protecting […]

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2020 Convention

2020 Convention

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of delegates representing unions across the state gathered virtually via Zoom on Sept. 23-25 for the WSLC’s 2020 Constitutional Convention. Under the theme “Justice, Democracy, and Our Unions,” the convention explored racial and economic justice amid the pandemic, how we can transform our unions to meet those challenges, and the […]

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2021 WSLC Resolutions

2021 WSLC Resolutions

Every year, delegates to the Washington State Labor Council convention discuss, deliberate and act on resolutions submitted by the affiliated union locals and councils. These resolutions establish policy, programs and action for the WSLC. The following were passed by delegates at the WSLC’s 2021 Convention held July 21-23. Download a PDF file of all 2021 […]

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Black History Month 2021

During Black History Month in February 2021, the unions that comprise the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO honored Black leaders, past and present. Here are the Black History Month 2021 honorees. Feel free to continue sharing these graphics on social media — even after February ends — as #LaborCelebratesBHM!   Gloria Martin is currently on […]

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2020 WSLC Resolutions

Every year, delegates to the Washington State Labor Council convention discuss, deliberate and act on resolutions submitted by the affiliated union locals and councils. These resolutions establish policy, programs and action for the WSLC. The following were passed by delegates at the WSLC’s 2020 Convention held Sept. 23-25. Any changes to the WSLC Constitution are […]

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2019 WSLC Resolutions

Every year, delegates to the Washington State Labor Council convention discuss, deliberate and act on resolutions submitted by the affiliated union locals and councils. These resolutions establish policy, programs and action for the WSLC. The following were passed by delegates at the WSLC’s 2019 Convention held July 25-27 at the SeaTac DoubleTree Hotel. (Some resolution […]

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Restore Overtime

Restore Overtime

► From The Stand  — Overtime pay comment period ends; final rule coming in December — The public comment period for the proposed update to Washington’s overtime rules has ended. The state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) reports that it has received thousands of public comments. L&I took public input for more than three months after announcing […]

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2019 Convention

2019 Convention

Hundreds of delegates representing unions across the state gathered July 25-27 in SeaTac for the 2019 Convention of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO. Under the theme “Looking Back. Moving Forward.” the convention commemorated the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Seattle General Strike and the Centralia Tragedy, and examined the issues and challenges facing today’s […]

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Race and Labor

Race and Labor

Labor celebrates Black History Month   During Black History Month in February 2021, the unions that comprise the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO honored Black leaders, past and present. Check out the archive of Black History Month 2021 honorees. And even after February ends, feel free to continue sharing these graphics on social media as […]

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