The Snohomish County Labor Council and Its Purpose

The Snohomish County Labor Council is a federation of 63 unions in Snohomish County. Those unions represent 42,000 working families for the purpose of bargaining wages/salaries and working conditions with their employers.

The Labor Council and its member unions are dedicated to helping workers organize their workplaces so that they are ensured economic justice and dignity.


Union-Related Links

Why Unions?

Wal-Mart Workers' Rights

AFL-CIO.org website

AFL-CIO blog

AFL/CIO CEO Pay Watch

Comcast Workers Organizing Site


Missouri Voters Reject Anti-Union Law

After a succession of political setbacks in onetime strongholds and a landmark defeat in the Supreme Court, organized labor has notched a hard-won victory as Missouri voters overrode a legislative move to curb union power. Read Article


Worker Wages Drop While Companies Spend Billions to Boost Stocks

Six months after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act became law, there's still little evidence that the average job holder is feeling the benefit. Read Article


Boeing’s Best Option for Building Next Jet is Washington, Says State-Backed Study

The conclusion of an aerospace-industry study will not come as a shock and will certainly be dismissed as biased by some outside Washington state. Read Article


Join Us for the Labor Day March & Block Party!

Show your support for labor on Monday, Sept. 3rd. The march begins at 11:00 am at the Workers Memorial (Pacific and Wetmore), followed by a Block Party. Download a Flyer


Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

Boeing is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the plane maker’s largest source of profit. Read Article


The Janus Ruling Is a Blow to Public Unions. It's Especially Bad for Black Women

The Supreme Court's decision could weaken unions' collective bargaining power, which has historically benefited women of color more than most. Read Article