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March 2020

Union employers that are Hiring!

Union employers that are hiring: Grocery and Retail Jobs: We will keep this list updated as we learn more, with a focus on openings in South King County (Contact Kasi Farrar kfarrar@ufcw21.org for assistance)Safeway and Albertsons, Fred Meyer, QFC and other UFCW employers are hiring thousands of workers in Washington State right now. UFCW has created a national job listing page [...]

NWWCLC Office Closed Until April 24th.

NW Washington Central Labor Council's office will be closed at least through April 24th. All meeting will be held by a conference call and email will be sent to delegates with phone number and access code.  

Employer and worker assistance

www.governor.wa.gov  The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) can provide support in the form of unemployment benefits. For employers that want to keep from losing highly-trained employees, these unemployment benefits can be received through, or while covered by, Shared Work, Partial Unemployment and Standby (which allow certain workers to collect unemployment while remaining with their [...]

Resources for Working People

EDS Paid Family Medical Leave visit https://paidleave.wa.gov/Unemployment Benefits www.esd.wa.gov if denied contact Unemployment Law Project at www.unemploymentlawproject.org Waiting a week has been waived for WA State.Washington Apple Health Special Enrollment Period is now available through April 8th at www.wahealthplanfinder.orgApply for Washington Apple Health Medicaid through www.hca.wa.gov Financial Assistance through Foundation for Working Families www.wslc.orgFinancial Help through Department of Financial Institutions www.dfi.wa.govSmall Business assistance at http://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Insurance question contact www.insurance.wa.govEmergency [...]

August 2019

Labor Wars of the Northwest at the Pickford Film Center September 4th

Showing of Labor Wars of the Northwest: Pickford Film Center,  1318 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225 Wednesday, September, 5:45 pmTickets, available for purchase at the door or on pickfordfilmcenter.org, are priced at $7 for the public, $5 for Pickford members and $3 for students with identification. Violent labor conflict chronicled in documentary film at Pickford Film Center A [...]

Labor Day Picnic

Labor Day Picnic:   Northwest Washington Central Labor Council’s Labor Day Picnic, Monday, September 2, Noon to 4:00pm, Riverfront Park, 901 River Road, Sedro-Woolley Music, Burgers, Chicken, and Salmon provided by the NWWCLC. Bring a side dish! Join us for a celebration of WORKERS and WORK!

NWWCLC Political Endorsements for 2019

Legislative Distrisct 40 Senate race: Elizabeth "Liz" LovelettWhatcom County Executive race: Jim BoyleWhatcom County Districtic race district 4: Brian Estes Mayor City of Bellingham race: Pinky VargasMayor Town of Hamilton race: Carla VandiverMayor City of Mt Vernon race: Sarah Nuanes 

December 2018

IWW Movie Night December 19

Friends and Fellow Workers, Whatcom-Skagit IWW is teamed up with the Whatcom Peace and Justice Center, Film is Truth, and the Alternative Library to show films. Each group will show one movie per month, and each group will publicize the films chosen by the other groups. The next movie in the series The War at [...]

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