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


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


High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree. Read Article


WSU Nabs $1 Million Grant to Study Work Shifts of Nurses

From truck drivers to police officers, a lot of research has shown working 12-hour overnight shifts can hurt job performance. A research team at WSU is hoping to quantify those risks for nurses. Read Article


Join Us for the 35th Annual Union Solidarity Night August 9th

Enjoy more than a baseball game, make a memory with the Everett Aquasox. Admission is free with SCLC Admission Voucher! Email Charlotte for more information or download a flyer


Boeing South Carolina Bastion Breached by Union in Rare Win

Boeing Co. technicians voted to form the first collective bargaining unit at the Boeing factory in South Carolina, scoring a rare victory for labor in a state traditionally hostile to unions. Read Article


Mukilteo Teachers Authorize Strike and Pack Another Meeting

Mukilteo teachers took a vote of no confidence in Superintendent Marci Larsen and gave a bargaining committee authority to call a strike if there is no tentative agreement to consider by Aug. 15. Read Article