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

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 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

Washington Federal judge orders pilots striking against Amazon back to work [NYTimes] 2016-11-24

Washington Farmworkers Join Union, as Labor Movement Gains Allies [Equal Voice] 2016-09-17

Washington How The Washington Public Records Act Is Now Being Used To Try And Kill Off Public Sector Unions [Sky Valley Chronicle] 2016-08-18

Washington Labor contractor must pay $7.6M for mistreating farmworkers [Albany Times Union] 2016-05-03


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Washington Is Amazon Fulfilment Center “Picking” Work Dangerous? 2020-12-02 [WA Law Ctr]

Washington Workers’ comp rates to jump in Amazon’s Washington fulfillment centers due to hazards 2020-12-02 [Seattle Times]

Washington Three arrests as protest marches on Capitol Hill for ‘essential workers’ 2020-11-28 [Capitol Hill Seattle]

Washington Coronavirus cases spike among Puget Sound-area transit workers 2020-11-28 [Seattle Times]

Washington 20 Wash. state farms fined for not protecting workers from COVID-19 2020-11-13 [KOMO News]

Washington H-2A workers make up majority of recent agricultural industry cases in Yakima County 2020-11-09 [Yakima Herald]

Washington Wildfire smoke blankets harvest season with no clear rules to protect farm workers 2020-09-20 [Tri-City Herald]

Washington Washington Farmworkers Ask State Supreme Court For Overtime Pay 2020-08-02 [NPR]

Washington Iron worker to show her strengths on new CBS reality competition ‘Tough as Nails’ 2020-06-29 [The Times]

Washington Seattle grocery store workers demand employers get behind Black Lives Matter 2020-06-26 [KUOW]

Washington A Modest Car Caravan to Downtown Federal Building Raises Awareness to #SavethePostOffice 2020-06-24 [South Seattle Emerald]

Washington I take care of workers in Yakima County, a coronavirus hot spot: ‘The nearest hospital is a few miles away, but most refuse to use it’ 2020-06-24 [MarketWatch]

Washington Health care is the most dangerous profession for Washington workers in coronavirus pandemic 2020-06-21 [News Tribune]

Washington A Labor Council Has Expelled Seattle's Police Union 2020-06-20 [Reason]

 VIDEO Washington 'Movements Work' 2020-06-19 [Democracy Now]

Washington Why a local labor council is threatening to expel the Seattle Police Guild 2020-06-13 [Labor Notes]

Washington Alcoa threatens to close US plant 2020-06-12 [IndustriALL]

Washington Healthcare workers join Puget Sound protests despite their advice about spreading coronavirus 2020-06-09 [KING5]

Washington Frustrated By Delayed Unemployment Benefits, Laid Off Workers Turn To Washington State Supreme Court 2020-06-07 [Northwest Pub Broadcasting]

Washington Covid-19 Opens the Door for Seattle Gig Workers to Win Sick Pay 2020-06-07 [Wired]

Washington Breaking with AFL-CIO, affiliated labour council may vote to expel police union 2020-06-07 [Truthout]

Washington Health care workers take a knee outside Swedish Hospital to support protests 2020-06-06 [KIRO]

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

Washington Apple Shed Strikes Win Recognition, But the Fight Goes On 2020-06-03 [Labour Notes]

Washington Coronavirus updates: 27 counties approved for Phase 2 of recovery plan 2020-06-01 [KING5]

Washington Lawsuit accuses Mabton dairy, employee of sexual harassment against 8 workers 2020-06-01 [Yakima Herald]

Washington Activists, unions form a caravan to support striking workers 2020-05-31 [KIMA]

Washington Coronavirus, underlying issues drive fruit packing house workers to strike 2020-05-28 [Spokesman-Rev]

Washington Fruit packing house strikes continue; state releases new guidance for agricultural employers 2020-05-28 [Yakima Herald]

Washington Hundreds of Fruit Packing Workers Are On Strike 2020-05-28 [ITT]

Washington 'Are Their Apples Worth More Than Our Lives?': Yakima Valley Fruit Workers Strike 2020-05-28 [OPB]

Washington Workers at 6 Yakima-area fruit-packing plants strike over coronavirus concerns 2020-05-28 [Seattle Times]

Washington Kroger offers Fred Meyer workers extra pay after outcry 2020-05-19 [ABC]

Washington Boeing to Restart Production in Washington State With 27,000 Workers 2020-04-17 [NYTimes]

Washington Farm worker unions sue Washington state for safer work conditions due to coronavirus 2020-04-17 [Tri-City Herald]

Washington Univ Wash grad student union throws support behind big business tax, citing housing and economic concerns For more info 2020-04-16 [The Daily]

Washington Washington health care unions demand coronavirus hazard pay for workers 2020-04-09 [KREM]

Washington After a labor strike and a pandemic, Swedish Hospital nurses have a contract 2020-04-07 [Crosscut]

Washington Efforts underway to make sure farmworkers have access to care, information 2020-03-29 [Yamika Herald]

Washington State expands unemployment benefits for workers impacted by COVID-19 outbreak 2020-03-11 [Q13 FOX]

Washington Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft are asking Seattle-based staff to work from home because of coronavirus 2020-03-07 [Union Journal]

Washington Swedish Medical Center workers end 3-day strike; some workers turned away while temporary replacements finish 5-day contracts 2020-02-02 [Union-Bulletin]

Washington Eight Thousand Hospital Workers Strike in Seattle 2020-02-01 [Labor Notes]

Washington Swedish nurses and caregivers expected back at work by Sunday 2020-01-31 [Puget Sound Biz Jrnl]

Washington Strike by Seattle nurses, staff closes emergency rooms 2020-01-31 [ABC News]

Washington UFCW 21 endorses Bernie Sanders; Medicare For All 2020-01-30 [Kent Reporter]

Washington ‘Domestic Workers Bill of Rights’ Measures Introduced in Legislature 2020-01-30 [Daily Chronicle]

Washington Washington Farm Workers Talk Working Conditions With Visiting Mexican Senators 2020-01-30 [NW News Network]

Washington Striking health care workers take to the picket line Tuesday at Swedish Edmonds 2020-01-29 [Edmonds News]

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