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  2. Friday, February 23, 2024   LOCAL   ► From the (Everett) Herald — Months after strike, nurses reach contract with Providence Everett — After months of tense negotiations, nurses at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett have approved a contract with the hospital, the nurses’ union announced Wednesday. An “overwhelming majority” of about 1,300 nurses approved […]

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  3. KIRKLAND, Wash. (Feb. 23, 2024) — Employees at Friends of Youth have voted overwhelmingly for representation by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 8. The group of 125 youth specialists, case managers, therapists, on-call staff, coordinators, administrative staff, facilities and other classifications in Seattle are devoted to providing youth and families with […]

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  4. TACOMA (Feb. 23, 2024) — The staff at Tacoma Art Museum conducted a year-long campaign that brought workers from multiple departments together, the first museum workers union in Washington to do so. And on Nov. 16, 2023, they finally won their union with AFSCME Council 28/WFSE. All union members and supporters are invited to join […]

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  5. Thursday, February 22, 2024   LOCAL   ► From the Seattle Times — Inside Kroger-Albertson’s would-be merger: ‘Do we have to say that we won’t close stores?’ — When Kroger and Albertsons promised to preserve competition under their proposed merger by selling 413 stores, including 104 in Washington, some wondered whether the buyer would be […]

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  6. OLYMPIA (Feb. 22, 2024) — Washington state senators must ACT NOW to support HB 1893 allowing striking workers to access limited unemployment benefits. The state House of Representatives stood with working families by passing this important bill, but the Senate has yet to vote on it. And time is running out. TAKE A STAND — Even if […]

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