Mike Sells Labor Champion Award

The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council is proud to announce the creation of an award to honor retiring 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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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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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

Congrats! You Formed a Union. Now Comes the Hard Part.

The boring, crucial work that happens now that Starbucks and Amazon have unionized. Read Article

Starbucks’s Multimillion-Dollar Anti-Union Effort May Have Backfired

The last two months have seen a veritable whirlwind of labor activism at Starbucks. Workers at more than 100 Starbucks stores in 26 states have now filed for union elections. 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

Delta Announces It Will Pay Flight Attendants During Boarding Amid Union Push

In a major win for unionizing flight attendants, Delta Air Lines announced on Monday that it will begin paying its flight attendants during boarding. 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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