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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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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

Labor celebrates Black History Month   During Black History Month in February 2021, the unions that comprise the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO have been honoring 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 […]

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Thank you!

Thank you for sharing your story/concerns with the WSLC. We will make sure our elected officials hear about the experiences and priorities of Washington’s working people like you. Click here to return to the home page.

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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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