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  1. America’s unions are clear and undaunted: Pathway to citizenship needed for a just recovery   The following is from the AFL-CIO: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 21, 2021) — The AFL-CIO and its affiliate union leaders from all sectors of the economy are making it clear: Congress has a historic opportunity to create good jobs and a […]

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  2. Monday, September 20, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 20 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 620,752 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,275) and 7,201 deaths. ► From the Olympian — Providence St. Peter Hospital sees a record 10 COVID-19 […]

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  3. Despite parliamentarian’s decision, senators should fight to include pathway to citizenship for as many immigrants as possible   WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept 20, 2021) — Today is a National Day of Action on Immigration to call on U.S. senators to support a path to citizenship for the broadest segment of undocumented workers as possible, as well […]

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  4. Friday, September 17, 2021   COVID   ► From the Columbian — Appreciate workers by slowing virus’s spread (editorial) — It’s time to give them a break. Remember in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, when health care workers were greeted by cheering crowds outside hospitals? When they were routinely lauded as heroes? When […]

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  5. ‘We work hard, they know we work hard. So pay us what we’re worth, that’s all we ask.’   The following is from Teamsters Local 117: KENT, Wash. (Sept. 17, 2021) — Judging from the combative spirit in the room, there was never a doubt how the Sysco strike authorization vote would go down. The […]

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  6. Thursday, September 16, 2021   COVID   ► LIVE from the Seattle Times — Coronavirus daily news update, Sept. 16 — The latest count of COVID-19 cases in Washington totals 613,670 infections (14-day average of cases per day: 3,378) and 7,089 deaths. ► From the Tri-City Herald — 315+ Tri-Cities students, staff out sick with COVID […]

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