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  2. Thursday, June 17, 2021   LOCAL   ► From KUOW — First essential, then ‘devalued’: Gig workers don’t want to return to ebb and flow of wages — Gig work offers flexibility, but the pay isn’t reliable. One of the Seattle City Council’s big projects this summer will be to develop new laws that make […]

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  3. Blaming pandemic, city insists on sub-standard wages for the folks who keep the lights on   The following is from IBEW Local 77: RICHLAND (June 17, 2021) — The highly trained local line workers who keep Richland’s lights on, respond to electrical outages 24/7, and provide year-round maintenance of the city’s power lines and emergency […]

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  4. Wednesday, June 16, 2021   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, June 16 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 445,155 infections (7-day average of new infections per day: 587) and 5,800 deaths. ► From the Seattle Times — King County hits 70% vaccination mark, mask […]

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  5. The following is from the AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2021) — For working people, getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is a matter of life and death. Thanks to the work of the Biden administration, vaccinations are available for free throughout the United States to anyone ages 12 and older. Yet, many working people have not […]

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  6. Tuesday, June 15, 2021   COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, June 15 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 444,722 infections (7-day average of new infections per day: 581) and 5,782 deaths. ► From the Oregonian — Oregon lawmakers propose new stimulus payments for […]

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