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Emergency Picket to Support Macy’s Workers Wednesday, October 24th, 12-4 pm Bellingham Macy’s, Bellis Fair Mall
Background: Macy's workers, members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21 (UFCW 21), have bargained for months with Macy's. Macy's management is still trying to make workers use paid time off as sick leave and not allow workers to accrue sick leave under the WA State initiative passed in 2016. Macy's is also offering [...]
Dear Delegates, NWWCLC, AFL-CIO has endorsed these candidates below. We believe they will support collective bargaining rights, living wage jobs with benefits, prevailing wage and apprenticeship set asides. They support eduction and affordable healthcare. If you have questions about these candidates please contact me at 425-931-6522. Or go to WSLC, AFL-CIO website at www.wslc.org. [...]
AFL-CIO Executive Council Statement Washington, D.C. July 26, 2018 NO POSTAL SERVICE PRIVATIZATION The U.S. Postal Service, which was created as the Post Office Department in 1792, has its founding principles in the U.S. Constitution. To this day, it remains a national treasure belonging to the people of this country. The Postal Service has remained [...]
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Agenda Vacant Secretary/Treasurer position Discussion regarding candidate interviews Labor Neighbor Walks Workforce Development Council - Need a third alternate from Skagit County Anti-harassment Policy and Code of Conduct. - Delegates are asked to provide feedback on draft presented at last month's meeting and emailed out.
By Laura Reisdorph on Yesterday, September 12 - 4:48pm TwitterFacebookEmail A tentative agreement was reached September 11 on a new General Government contract for state employees that includes: across-the-board raises of 6 percent over two years holds the line on employees’ share of health insurance premiums UMP out-of-pocket costs, and creates a new flexible spending account benefit [...]
Thursday, August 30 12 noon to 2 pm Bellis Fair Mall Macy's, Bellingham Macy's workers, members of United Food and Commercial Workers 21 (UFCW 21), have been negotiating a contract since April. Last week they voted by a 99.5% margin to reject the contract offer. Management proposed taking away their salary scale and making workers [...]
Whatcom County Candidate Interviews - Monday, August 27, 2018 - Union Center Bldg. -1700 N. State St, Bellingham, WA - upstairs 6:30 pm Justin Boneau 7:00 pm Sharon Shewmake 7:30 pm Luanne Van Werven 8:00 pm Cecily Hazelrigg-Hernandez 8:30 pm Tom Seguine Skagit County Candidates Interviews - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - Steelworkers Hall - 47 Alder Lane, [...]