The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council and Its Purpose
The Snohomish and Island County Labor Council is a federation of 64 unions in Snohomish and Island counties. Those unions represent 42,000 working families for the purpose of bargaining wages/salariesand 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.
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Providence Everett Nurses End Strike, Return to Understaffed Shifts
As union nurses returned to work at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the next steps for contract negotiations remained unclear. Read Article
Charlotte Murry Presented with the Elsie Schrader Award
This award is presented each year by the WSLC Women's Committee for the advancement of women in leadership roles and/or activism on behalf of women in the labor movement. In 2023, the award was presented to Charlotte, Secretary-Treasurer of SICLC.
Trade Fair Gives Snohomish County Kids Glimpse of College Alternatives
Students from Sultan, Gold Bar, Monroe, Snohomish and Granite Falls school districts attended Trade Up, held at the Livestock Pavilion of the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Read Article
Snohomish & Island County Labor Council Honors Labor Leaders
The labor council’s annual Champions Dinner recognized two local labor leaders and a machinists union last month. Read Article
Teamsters Announce Historic Contract at UPS
Deal results in higher wages, more jobs, equal pay, A/C, MLK Day, part-time rewards. Teamsters reached the most historic tentative agreement for workers in the history of UPS. Read Article
Community Support for Macy's Workers!
Join UFCW 3000 Macy's workers in their fight for fair wages, safer working conditions and to stand against Macy's unfair labor practices (ULP). Read Article
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• Union workers' median weekly earnings are 16% higher than their nonunion counterparts
• Median wages for women Union workers are 20% higer than nonunion women
• Median wages for African American Union workers are 27% higher than nonunion African American workers
• Median wages for Latino Union workers are 39% higher than nonunion Latino workers