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  1. The following is from the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (OFNHP/AFT): VANCOUVER, Wash. (May 28, 2024) — Two hundred and sixty healthcare workers in the professional bargaining unit at PeaceHealth Southwest successfully won their union election May 23 by a rate of 80 percent for Home Health and 65 percent for hospital-based staff. […]

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  2. The following is from SEIU Healthcare 1199NW: TRI-CITIES, Wash. (May 28, 2024) — Hundreds of service and technical workers from Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland and its Freestanding Emergency Room in Kennewick will unite Tuesday for an informational picket and rally calling on Providence executives to invest in Kadlec and its Tri-Cities community by […]

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  3. Agreement includes wage increases, tuition-relief program for working undergrads The following is from WAWU-UAW: BELLINGHAM, Wash. (May 23, 2024) — On Wednesday night, Educational Student Employees reached a tentative agreement on a first contract with Western Washington University, after a two-day strike and protests involving hundreds of WWU employees and students. They reached a Tentative […]

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  4. Hundreds of ESEs will gather for an action at 1pm in their fight for a fair contract The following is from WAWU-UAW: BELLINGHAM, Wash. (May 21, 2024) — Beginning today at 5am, 1,100 Educational Student Employees at Western Washington University walked off the job and onto the picket line. Despite bargaining all day Monday, the […]

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  5. Verrett, SEIU’s first Black president, will keynote the WSLC Convention in July   PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 21, 2024) — The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) elected April Verrett as President on the first day of the 2024 SEIU convention. Verrett succeeds retiring president Mary Kay Henry, the first woman to lead the union. Verrett represents […]

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  6. WSLC President April Sims: ‘Working people have a powerful voice that must be heard’ SEATTLE (May 18, 2024) — The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest union organization representing the interests of some 600 labor organizations with more than half a million members, held its 2024 Committee on Political Education (COPE) Convention on […]

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