The Snohomish County Labor Council and Its Purpose

The Snohomish County Labor Council is a federation of 63 unions in Snohomish County. Those unions represent 42,000 working families for the purpose of bargaining wages/salaries and working conditions with their employers.

The Labor Council and its member unions are dedicated to helping workers organize their workplaces so that they are ensured economic justice and dignity.


Union-Related Links

Why Unions?

Wal-Mart Workers' Rights

AFL-CIO.org website

AFL-CIO blog

AFL/CIO CEO Pay Watch

Comcast Workers Organizing Site


Teamsters Strongly Oppose Right-to-Work Legislation

It would amend the National Labor Relations Act & Railway Labor Act to institute damaging right to work in all states.

Read article


Bring a Younger Union Brother or Sister to Dinner!

Bring a union brother or sister under the age of 35 to dinner at the Everett Labor Temple on Wednesday, March 8th.

More details


What Economists Learned in 2016 -- Long After Everyone Else

The trade deals they shilled for didn’t work out all that well.

Read article

 


Trade UP! Gives Teens Career Options

This April 4th event gives juniors and seniors hands-on experience with various Snohomish County job opportunities.

Read article


Public Opinion Shifts On Labor Unions Under Trump

The public’s view towards labor unions significantly improved in the months before Trump announced his presidential run.

Read article


Bill Would Help Ill Hanford Workers Get Compensation

Hanford workers would receive the same protections as firefighters if they developed serious illnesses.

Read article