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  1. The Entire Staff of The Stand is away until Monday, April 19 so there will only be light posting at The Stand until then.

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  2. OLYMPIA (April 10, 2021) — With a strong 91-7 bipartisan vote on Friday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed SB 5172 to make Washington the first state in the nation to bring the 40-hour work week and overtime pay to all agricultural employees, some of the nation’s lowest-paid workers. A technical amendment was adopted […]

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  3. Friday, April 9, 2021   The Entire Staff of The Stand is taking next week off. So expect only light posting until we return on Monday, April 19.     COVID-19   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, April 9 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 373,212 […]

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  4. They have exposed Amazon’s dangerous jobs, its desperation to silence workers, and America’s broken labor laws. That’s why we need to pass the PRO Act.   By DAVID GROVES (April 9, 2021) — Though the final election results are not yet known, reports indicate that Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Ala., may be coming up […]

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  5. SEATTLE (April 9, 2021) — The following message was sent by Larry Brown and April Sims, the executive officers of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, have sent the following letter to the leaders of all WSLC-affiliated unions to share with their rank-and-file members: After more than a year of separation and stress, many of […]

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  6. WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2021) — Today is the AFL-CIO National Day of Action for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. TAKE A STAND — Click to call your senators or go ahead and dial 866-832-1560, and tell them to support working people by voting YES on the PRO Act. Let’s show the […]

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