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  1. Wednesday, May 5, 2021   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, May 5 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 408,607 infections (7-day average of new infections per day: 1,422) and 5,528 deaths. ► From The Olympian — Governor grants reprieve from tighter COVID-19 restrictions […]

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  2. SEATTLE (May 5, 2021) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO — which is the largest union organization in the state, representing the interests of 600-plus local unions with some 500,000 rank-and-file members — is currently accepting applications for two staff positions: Executive Assistant to the Secretary-Treasurer and Bilingual Claims Specialist for the Project Help […]

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  3. County executive refused to hear from grocery workers before killing measure   TACOMA (May 5, 2021) — Grocery workers represented by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 367 won a significant victory Tuesday when the Pierce County Council approved a $4/hour Hazard Pay Ordinance amid the COVID-19 pandemic that would provide direct assistance to more […]

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  4. Tuesday, May 4, 2021   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, May 4 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 407,191 infections (7-day average of new infections per day: 1,442) and 5,507 deaths. ► From the Seattle Times — Washington counties find out Tuesday if […]

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  5. SEATTLE (May 4, 2021) — Project Help, the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO program that assists injured workers in the successful resolution of workers’ compensation claims, will soon be under new leadership with the retirement of Viona Latschaw, who has served as Project Help Director for more than 10 years. The program’s new director will […]

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  6. KENT, Wash. — Organized labor’s continuing efforts to make sure COVID-19 vaccines are available to all union members, their families and communities continue this weekend. MLK Labor and the IBEW Local 46 will be hosting a vaccine clinic on Saturday, May 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the IBEW 46 Hall, 19802 62nd […]

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