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October 2021

NWWCLC 2021 Candidate Endorsement List

Anacortes MAYOR: Ryan Walters CITY COUNCIL WARD 7: Anthony Young CITY COUNCIL WARD 4: Amanda Hubik PORT OF ANACORTES: Kathy Pittis Bellingham CITY COUNCIL WARD 4: Skip Williams CITY COUNCIL WARD 6: Michael Lilliquist CITY COUNCIL WARD AT-LARGE: Russel Whidbee Ferndale CITY COUNCIL WARD 6: Kate Bishop Mt Vernon CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE: Richard Brocksmith CITY COUNCIL [...]

NWWCLC Endorses Russ Whidbee For Bellingham City Council

Bellingham City Council candidate Russ Whidbee with Northwest Washington Central Labor Council President Michelle Stelovich at the NWWCLC Annual Labor Day Picnic at River Front Park in Sedro-Woolley. Dear Sisters and Brothers; I am writing to you about a very important local race for Bellingham City Council. Russ Whidbeeis THE UNION Candidate in the Bellingham [...]

September 2016

Sakuma farmworkers vote to join Familias!

Article in The Stand by Jeff Johnson At 4:30 September 12th, the nervous anticipation was so thick you could cut it with a knife, as 150 workers and community members waited in the parking lot of the United Steelworkers Local 12-591for the results of the historic union vote by members of Familias Unidas por la Justicia. An [...]

February 2016

Initiative 1433 Community Meeting

Labor, Faith, and community groups are launching a statewide ballot initiative to support working families by raising the minimum wage and establishing paid sick and safe leave across Washington.  We need YOUR help to gather 250,000 signatures to put this historic initiative on the November ballot! Join us at the community meeting and training for [...]

Project HELP

  A program, jointly administered by the WSLC and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, to assist injured workers in the early and successful resolution of workers’ compensation claims. Visit the Project Help website for more information, or you can call 1-800-255-9752, email Project Help Director Viona Latschaw, email Claims Specialist Kathy Petruzzelli, or [...]

Freedom Foundation is at it again….

Tom McCabe, Freedom Foundation Execuitve Director who is no friend to labor, plans on eliminating Our Unions by taking away our right to have a voice, safe places to work and our healthcare.  Freedom Foundation only cares about the richest 1%.  They say they believe in free speech but the questions is whose free speech? We are fighting back! [...]

“Path to Power” Candidate Training

APRIL 14-15 — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is partnering with the national AFL-CIO to host “Path to Power: A Political Candidate Training Program.” This training provides union members and local community activists with the tools and tips to run a successful political campaign and get elected in an effort to build power that [...]