Mike Sells Labor Champion Award

The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council is proud to announce the creation of an award to honor retired Washington State legislator Representative Mike Sells (D-LD 38) as well as its first recipient.

Mike Sells Labor Champion | 2022 Award Winner

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2023 Labor Champion Award
October 10, 5-9 p.m. at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, Everett


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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. 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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Solidarity Night at Everett Silvertips Hockey

The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council and the Everett Silvertips are proud to offer discounted hockey tickets to all Union Members to Union Solidarity Night on February 17 at 7:05 p.m. vs. the Spokane Chiefs. Click Here for Discounted Tickets


Proposed $10 Billion Hydrogen Project Commits to Use Union Labor

State building trades councils in Oregon and Washington are backing plans by Obsidian Renewables to produce, store and transport hydrogen in the Pacific Northwest. Read Article


Providence Nurses: Patients, Staff Suffered as Leaders ‘Stood in Silence’

A “leaflet action” was organized, as nurses continued to speak out about staffing shortages and safety concerns in Everett. Read Article


Everett Mayor’s Veto of PLA Ordinance Harms Workers, City

Everett Mayor Cassie Franklin vetoed the ordinance. In the veto she listed six reasons, most of which were addressed during comment and through the hard work that Councilmembers Vogeli and Fosse. Read Article


'Solidarity is Brewing' - Starbucks Sip-ins Mark Tide of Unionization

On Monday, September 5, elected officials and others spilled into an Everett Starbucks to support workers who voted to form a union. Read Article


Amazon Workers at New York Warehouse Vote to Form Company’s First U.S. Union

Amazon warehouse workers at a facility in New York City have voted to form the first US union in the tech giant’s 27-year history, marking a stunning victory for a bootstrapped effort led by a fired employee. 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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