Trade Up 2024 Events

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2024 Workers Memorial

Wednesday, April 24, 5-5:45 p.m. at the Mission Building Courtyard on the corner of Wetmore & Pacific Avenue, Everett

Support Our Veterans!

Veterans from all generations are in need of our support. We support our veterans and have provided a list of references here.

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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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House Approves Unemployment Benefits for Strikers

Washington state representatives voted 53-44 to approve HB 1893 to allow striking workers to receive limited unemployment insurance benefits. Read Article

There Were Nearly 400 Strikes in 2023, and Experts Think There's More to Come

Between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30, there were 393 strikes in the U.S. involving more than 500,000 workers, according to Cornell University. Read Article

Charlotte Murry Presented with the Elsie Schrader Award

This award is presented each year by the WSLC Women's Committee for the advancement of women in leadership roles and/or activism on behalf of women in the labor movement. In 2023, the award was presented to Charlotte Murry, Secretary-Treasurer of SICLC.

Snohomish & Island County Labor Council Honors Labor Leaders

The labor council’s annual Champions Dinner recognized two local labor leaders and a machinists union last month. Read Article

Teamsters Announce Historic Contract at UPS

Deal results in higher wages, more jobs, equal pay, A/C, MLK Day, part-time rewards. Teamsters reached the most historic tentative agreement for workers in the history of UPS. Read Article

Community Support for Macy's Workers!

Join UFCW 3000 Macy's workers in their fight for fair wages, safer working conditions and to stand against Macy's unfair labor practices (ULP). 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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