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/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.
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Are You a Union Member Needing Help During the Pandemic? The SICLC Hardship Fund Can Help
The newly founded SICLC Hardship Fund offers Union members in need assistance during this crisis. Reach out to your Local's Business Agent for guidance. In response to the hardships caused by this pandemic, the SICLC Council felt it was important to provide fast, local support available to our members.
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Union Solidarity Night: Everett vs. Victoria on Friday, Feb. 4th
Get your Solidarity Night tickets as the Silvertips take on the Royals Friday, Feb. 4th at Angel of the Winds Arena. Order Tickets
WA Hospital Workers Filed Record Number of Workplace Safety Complaints Last Year
It's another reminder of the exhaustion and burnout nurses, technicians, therapists, aides and other health care staff have struggled with during the pandemic.
Snohomish County Adopts State's Strongest Apprenticeship Standard
The Snohomish County Council unanimously passed Substitute Ordinance 20-028 on Oct. 21 to strengthen apprenticeship utilization standards in Snohomish County.
Starbucks Baristas Declare Victory in Historic Union Election
A group of baristas at the Elmwood Starbucks store in Buffalo, New York voted to unionize, becoming the first of the coffee chain giant’s 9,000 corporate-owned stores in the country to do so. Read Article
Survey: 78% of Kroger Workers are Food Insecure
Multi-state survey of 36,000, including Fred Meyers and QFC working in Washington, finds 14% were homeless in the past year. Read Article
Gary Merlino Drivers’ ULP Strike Continues
The Unfair Labor Practice strike by 34 construction drivers at Gary Merlino Construction continues, with pickets ongoing at GMC and Stoneway facilities in Renton and Seattle. Read Article