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  1. Weyerhaeuser isn’t budging; show your solidarity with striking Woodworkers   UPDATED with GoFundMe page for striking Weyerhaeuser workers and their families. LONGVIEW, Wash. (Sept. 23, 2022) — More than 1,100 Weyerhaeuser employees represented by IAMAW District W24 have been on strike since Sept. 13 after the nation’s largest forest products company, which is experiencing record […]

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  2. Friday, September 23, 2022   LOCAL   ► From the (Everett) Herald — New deal gives Swedish nurses, health care workers a big boost in pay — Nurses and health care workers at Providence Swedish (SEIU Healthcare 1199NW) have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract that boosts hourly wages by at least 21.5% in the next […]

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  3. SEIU Healthcare 1199NW wins unprecedented wage increases, members overwhelmingly vote to ratify contract at Providence Swedish   The following is from SEIU Healthcare 1199NW: SEATTLE (Sept. 22, 2022) — Nurses and healthcare workers at Providence Swedish, united in SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, overwhelmingly voted to ratify a union contract Tuesday after the union bargaining team reached […]

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  4. Thursday, September 22, 2022   LOCAL   ► From IAMAW District W24 — Weyerhaeuser, union to meet today on Day 10 of strike — IAMAW members have been on strike against Weyerhaeuser for the past ten days. The IAM bargaining team has met with the company one time during that time and has a meeting […]

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  5. With no tentative agreement in sight, union vows to be ‘back at it’ today   The following is from SEIU 925: SEATTLE (Sept. 22, 2022) — University of Washington classified staff represented by SEIU 925 picketed Wednesday during their lunch breaks, across all UW campus sites. “Classified staff” is a category of UW employees that […]

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  6. Wednesday, September 21, 2022   LOCAL   Today millworkers, truckers, mechanics & road workers rallied outside #Weyerhaeuser headquarters in #Seattle. @MachinistsUnion says they’re calling for improved pay & benefits. More on strike + statement from company in prior @KING5Seattle coverage: https://t.co/NwECmDXbAU pic.twitter.com/WnBGJ0TgYI — erica zucco (@ericazucco) September 20, 2022 ► From KING — Union members […]

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