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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 representing more than 42,000 working families for the purpose of bargaining wages, salaries, and working conditions with their employers.

Headquartered in the historic Labor Temple building in downtown Everett, the Council has been an advocate for its affiliates for more than 120 years. The Council's and its member unions are dedicated to helping workers organize their workplaces to ensure fair wages, economic justice, dignity, and safety in the workplace.

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Snohomish County Sets Standards for PLAs, Local Hiring

County Councilmember Megan Dunn: "Today's vote underscores our county's commitment to support our local workforce." Read Article

After Lockout, Firefighter Union Approves Boeing's Latest Contract Offer

With a contract ratified, Boeing's firefighters said they'll get "fair pay for their critical work." They'll return to work this week. Read Article

Boeing Agrees to Pay Over $11.5M in Back Pay to Employees

Nearly 500 workers received back wages, in what Washington regulators call the largest-ever settlement of its kind in state history. Read Article

How Women are Changing Labor Unions

As waves of labor activism sweep the country, women of color are leading union growth, while union women in construction and manufacturing are raising labor and safety standards for all workers. Read Article

Mill Creek Starbucks Votes 21-1 to Form Union

Workers at a Starbucks in Mill Creek overwhelmingly voted to unionize , hoping to get better staffing, pay and benefits. Read Article

Electrician Strike in Puget Sound Region Stretches Beyond Five Weeks

Hundreds of low-voltage electricians who deal with systems like telecommunications and fire alarms are asking for paid holidays and higher pay. Read Article

It Pays to be UNION. Join Us!

• 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

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