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$15 on the ballot, ACA beats goal, new nutbags, Chic’s chops…
Worker Memorial Day events begin April 23
State workers’ comp system posts strong gains, L&I reports
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Sing like Seeger! Feeney-Greer tour begins
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Marshal/Peacekeeper Training - When: Saturday, April 12th, 11 a.m. Where: Seattle Labor Temple, 2800 1st Avenue, Hall 6. The MLKCLC Diversity Committee is be recruiting and training marshals for labor and community events. Marshals will function as the infrastructure of labor contingents in the events the Diversity Committee and MLKCLC have endorsed. They will help gather affiliate contingents into a unified MLKCLC group, be prepared to lead chants, help direct our contingent, and position banners for maximum visibility.
Download: Economic and Equity Outcomes of a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle_1.pdf , Juneteenth Walk-A-Thon registration.pdf , Worker Memorial Day.pdf
New Direction For Labor?

Listen to KUOW's recent radio interview with David Freiboth and other local labor leaders about our collective challenges and next steps.

Minimum Wage - Why We Fight

“The minimum wage is an important issue but it’s not a labor issue.” I’ve heard variations of that statement for years. I can follow the logic, but, with respect, it misses the point. With all the talk about the vanishing “middle class” in this country, the labor movement has understandably been frustrated when solutions to the problem rarely, if ever, mention the importance of collective bargaining. With the lingering effects of the Great Recession, that may be changing.

Wealth & Income Inequality Resources

Visit the WDC's site to use their innovative calculator to determine how much it really costs to meet all your family's basic expenses, based on your unique family make-up and where you live.

MLK Day March 2014
Protesting Scott Walker's 9/5/13 Seattle Visit
May Day March & Rally - May 2013
May Day March & Rally - May 2013
AFA/CWA - Stronger Together!
King County Labor Summit - June 2013
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Bowl-A-Thon
Seattle Pride Parade - June 2013
Pride Day Rally at the Space Needle
Organizing Institute - Seattle
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