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Washington Swedish Medical Center nurses in Seattle vote to strike, demand ‘equity and inclusion' [KIRO] 2019-11-19

Washington Amazon's Seattle Workers Are Planning Their First-Ever Walkout—for Climate Action [Slate] 2019-09-11

Washington Union to picket Michelle Obama's Tacoma book event [KING 5] 2019-03-24

Washington Breaking With AFL-CIO, Affiliated Labor Council May Vote to Expel Police Union [TruthOut] For more info 2020-06-06

Washington The list of pro-union workers fired by Burgerville is mounting [nwLaborPress] 2018-02-28

Washington Foreign Workers Say They Were Told by Munger and Sarbanand Farms to Pick Blueberries Unless They Were on Their Death Beds [Mother Jones] 2018-02-02


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 VIDEO Washington Growing Anger & West Coast Work Action: ILWU Local 52 Past Pres Gabriel Prawl On Firings In Seattle For more info 2023-06-05 [LVP]

Washington Supreme Court Rules Against Seattle-Based Workers 2023-06-05 [Urbanist]

Washington In blow to unions, Supreme Court rules Glacier Northwest can pursue strike damage claim 2023-06-02 [NBC]

Washington Supreme Court rules against union in labor dispute involving truck drivers and wet concrete 2023-06-02 [FOX]

Washington Seattle Amazon workers plan walkout Wednesday over layoffs, return-to-office mandate 2023-05-31 [KIRO]

Washington Seattle Amazon Workers Plan Walkout Over Return to Office, Climate Concerns 2023-05-28 [Slashdot]

Washington Seattle Amazon workers plan walkout over return to office, layoffs 2023-05-23 [Seattle Times]

Washington Victory in WA mushrooms, but still a long way to go 2023-05-20 [UFW]

Washington Farmworkers continue to speak out about conditions at Sunnyside mushroom plant 2023-05-09 [The Herald]

Washington Efforts to unionize agricultural workers in WA face long-standing hurdles 2023-04-30 [The Herald]

Washington Most gig workers paid sick leave under new Seattle law 2023-03-30 [ABC]

Washington Seattle groups rally against Amazon’s alleged union busting in Kentucky 2023-03-27 [The Times]

Washington Starbucks union fight shows hard road for many toward contract 2023-03-05 [Columbia]

Washington Statement from Alphabet Workers Union-CWA in support of Seattle ordinance to ban caste discrimination 2023-02-23 [Alphabet Workers Union]

Washington After layoffs, ex-Amazon workers wonder about ‘Earth’s Best Employer’ 2023-02-12 [Columbian]

Washington Senators hear from healthcare workers on hospital staffing crisis 2023-01-18 [WSNA]

Washington Ostrom mushroom workers in Sunnyside rally again for union recognition 2023-01-15 [Yakima Herald-Republic]

Washington Kroger workers across Western Washington haven’t received proper wages over two months 2022-12-18 [NWPB]

 VIDEO Washington Seattle ILWU Longshore Local 19 & 52 Workers Fight Coast Guard Land Grab Of Working Port Terminals For more info 2022-11-25 [LVP]

Washington Advocates say rules protecting outdoor workers from heat aren't being enforced 2022-09-28 [NPR]

Washington Tumwater Starbucks workers announce they will strike Friday and Saturday 2022-09-09 [Olympian]

 VIDEO Washington Seattle cancels first day of school as teachers go on strike 2022-09-07 [Aljazeera]

Washington Seattle CEO Dan Price, who cut his pay so workers earned $70K, resigns 2022-08-19 [KOMO]

Washington Seattle Area Verizon Wireless Retail Workers Ratify First Union Contract, Drive Organizing Momentum at Telecom Giant 2022-08-10 [CWA]

Washington Agriculture workers look to retain momentum of pandemic strikes 2022-07-08 [Crosscut]

Washington Workers walk out of unionized Capitol Hill Starbucks to protest treatment of employees at other stores 2022-06-29 [Seattle Times]

Washington April Sims: What Juneteenth means to a Black labor leader 2022-06-19 [The Stand]

Washington Starbucks employees in Everett go on strike regarding union issues 2022-06-16 [KOMO]

Washington CWA, Microsoft Announce Labor Neutrality Agreement 2022-06-13 [CWA]

Washington Workers at Washington Starbucks vote to unionize 2022-06-05 [Union-Bulletin]

Washington Workers at an Everett Starbucks vote to unionize 2022-06-02 [HeraldNet]

Washington Labor group report finds gig workers in Seattle often make below minimum wage after expenses 2022-05-20 [GeekWire]

Washington Machinists ratify new labor deal at Intalco 2022-05-20 [Stand]

Washington Puget Sound-area grocery workers ratify new three-year contract that targets pay 2022-05-01 [News Tribune]

Washington Starbucks workers take to Seattle streets to demand no union busting 2022-04-28 [Real Change]

Washington Workers at Seattle Starbucks Roastery Vote to Unionize 2022-04-26 [Democracy Now]

Washington This Week in Worker Conquests: Seattle Starbucks Workers Strike, LGBTQ+ Concerns at Amazon, and Paying to File Your Taxes Sucks 2022-04-16 [Stranger]

Washington ‘Pay Up' Legislation Aims To Ensure Seattle App-Based Workers Earn Minimum Wage Among Other Protections 2022-04-08 [Urbanist]

Washington Trouble in the Tulips: Organized Farmworkers Win Basic Demands in a Quick Strike 2022-04-03 [Labour Notes]

Washington Rallied by Amazon union's win, Seattle workers see surge in unionization 2022-04-02 [Seattle Times]

Washington Judge: Seattle concrete companies intentionally drove into striking workers at picket line 2022-03-31 [FOX]

Washington Tulip, daffodil farmworkers strike over wages, conditions 2022-03-28 [Sacramento Bee]

Washington Starbucks workers at Capitol Hill store OK pro-union vote, first for Seattle, West Coast 2022-03-23 [KOMO]

Washington Baristas in Seattle, Starbucks' home town, unionize 2022-03-23 [New York Times]

Washington Union wins right to represent Starbucks workers in its Seattle hometown 2022-03-23 [CNN]

Washington Verizon Sends in Union Busters Against Washington Workers 2022-03-19 [Jacobin]

Washington Amazon Fresh Workers Unionize 2022-03-11 [Seattle Medium]

Washington Olympia Starbucks joins nationwide union push, citing ‘abysmal working conditions' 2022-03-10 [The Olympian]

Washington Starbucks Workers United and the fight for a living wage 2022-03-02 [Daily UW]

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