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.
Support Unions! Buy Union-Made Products
Made-in-America, union-made products available for every occasion. Check out our union-made page.
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.
Support the Hardship Fund through with an online donation on Amazon Smile. Click the button to go directly to the donation page.
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
Buy Union for Holiday Dinners
This year make sure to Buy Union food and beverages and support your union family. Click the link for a list of union-made products that will make your holiday dinners delicious!
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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.
Why Unions are Striking — and Winning More Public Support
The U.S. is experiencing an unusual surge of strikes — 10,000 John Deere workers went on strike in October, so did 1,400 Kellogg workers, and now 35,000 Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers are threatening to walk out. 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
A Unionization Wave Is Reshaping Museums and Cultural Institutions
Though performative overtures to social justice and diversity have lent the museum and art world a veneer of radicalism, a recent wave of labor organizing efforts has made clear how quickly management will controvert these professed values when material issues of economic and racial equity arise within their own institutions. Read Article