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 website

AFL-CIO blog


Comcast Workers Organizing Site

Teamsters Invite All Unions to March 23 Meeting on Pensions

Pension Trust Union Chairman Chuck Mack will explain the immediate ramifications of the “Select Committee on Pension Reform”. Find out more

Let's Quit Brainwashing Kids That It's College or Nothing

They are told by their high school counselors that they will not get a decent job without a college degree. And that high school qualifies them only for a low-wage job in the fast food industry. Read article

Boeing is Booming: Profit Soars with Help from US Tax Cut

The company’s stock price has more than doubled in a year and hit an all-time high just recently. Read article

'How We Rebuild Our Union Power' Presentation

Join us on Saturday, March 24th, from 10 am - 1 pm at the Snohomish County Labor Temple. Mark M. McDermott is the speaker and registration is free.

Register here | Download flyer with details

Supreme Court May Deal Major Blow to Labor Unions

The nation's powerful public employee unions stand to lose membership, money and political muscle at the hands of the Supreme Court this year. Read Article

Prominent Aerospace Analyst Will Help State With Boeing Bid

Richard Aboulafia hired to evaluate weaknesses as Washington seeks to host 797 assembly. Read Article