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

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

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

Unions Could No Longer Get Medicaid Money Under New Trump Proposal

The federal government wants to roll back an Obama-era rule that lets some Medicaid payments go toward unions that represent home health care workers -- one of the fastest-growing and lowest-paid jobs. 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

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

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