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  1. Friday, February 21, 2020   THIS WASHINGTON   ► In today’s News Tribune — Boeing’s tax-break giveback to Washington state is smart, proactive — but not heroic (editorial) — Boeing shrewdly included an escape hatch: a provision reinstating the tax break if the trade dispute is resolved… Let’s assume Boeing sees its tax-break loss as […]

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  2. WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, Feb. 25, postal workers and their supporters will be standing up (once again) for our public Postal Service. The AFL-CIO and the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO is calling on all to participate and protect America’s most cherished institution. TAKE A STAND! — The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly […]

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  3. See our status report on pro-worker legislation after Wednesday’s cutoff   OLYMPIA (Feb. 20, 2020) — Many Washington state legislators will be holding mid-session Town Hall meetings on Saturday, Feb. 22 in legislative districts across the state. This is a great opportunity to personally urge them to support legislation that benefits Washington’s working families. Follow […]

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  4. Thursday, February 20, 2020   LOCAL   ► In today’s Ellensburg Daily Record — Central Washington University grad students talk unionizing — Around 20 interested graduate students gathered in CWU’s Discovery Hall on the President’s Day holiday to discuss organizing to improve their compensation as teachers assistants. The students heard from two representatives who had […]

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  5. The following is from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE): WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 20, 2020) — The American Federation of Government Employees is urging members of Congress to protect the rights of Department of Defense workers to join a union after President Trump authorized DoD to end collective bargaining wherever it sees fit, citing […]

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  6. Wednesday, February 19, 2020   LOCAL   ► From the NW Labor Press — Judge could lower ILWU jury award — The fate of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is in the hands of a judge. Last November, a jury ruled that the 38,000-member West Coast longshore union and its Portland Local 8 […]

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