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 Plans to Shift Hundreds of Jobs to Arizone

Boeing plans to transfer yet another substantial work group out of the Puget Sound region, the company confirmed June 14th. The work shifting to Mesa, Ariz., could involve hundreds of jobs. Read Article


Join The IBEW Apprenticeship Program

Thinking about becoming an electrician? Joining an IBEW apprenticeship is an excellent way to being a career in the electrical trade.

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Aerospace Tax Incentives Saved Boeing $242 Million

Boeing disclosed Friday that last year it saved $242 million thanks to Washington state’s aerospace industry tax incentives, $63 million less than the previous year. Read Article


Farmworker Union Has Tentative Contract Deal with Sakuma Farms

Sakuma Brothers Farms has reached a tentative contract agreement with a new union representing some 500 farmworkers. Read article


Trump’s Infrastructure Shell Game

On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump boasted about a major infrastructure overhaul. Really?

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Some Teachers Unions Start Preparations for Strike

Teachers unions are increasing the pressure on state lawmakers with rallies, vigils and even preliminary preparations for strike votes before school begins in the fall. Read article