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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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Race and Labor

Race and Labor

The WSLC continues its ground-breaking work on racial justice, equity, and the labor movement’s responsibility to tackle racism. That work began in 2015, but was spurred forward when union delegates from across Washington state approved the Resolution on Race and the Labor Movement at the WSLC’s 2017 Convention. That resolution lays plain our history — […]

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Election information form

The 2019 election flyers on this site is intended for INTERNAL USE ONLY by WSLC-affiliated unions, their members and their families. To gain access, please submit this form confirming your union membership.

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Meet Manka Dhingra

Meet Manka Dhingra

Manka Dhingra is organized labor’s endorsed candidate in the special election for Washington State Senate in the 45th Legislative District. She’s a King County prosecutor and a community leader on mental health and domestic violence prevention issues. Fed up with the cynical politics of Donald Trump and Republican efforts to take away health care, Manka […]

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“Path to Power” Candidate Training

“Path to Power” Candidate Training

UPDATE: The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 15, and the training is now offered at NO COST to participants.   APRIL 14-15 — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is partnering with the national AFL-CIO to host “Path to Power: A Political Candidate Training Program.” This training provides union members and local […]

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WSLC 2016 COPE Convention

SATURDAY, MAY 21 — The Washington State Labor Council’s 2016 COPE (Committee on Political Education) Convention will be Saturday, May 21 at the Machinists 751 Hall, 9125 15th Pl. S. in Seattle. Delegates representing WSLC-affiliated unions from across the state will vote on endorsements for congressional, judicial, and state legislative candidates, plus statewide ballot measures. […]

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