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


High Demand for Women in Trades

If the skyrocketing cost of a college degree seems intimidating, you might want to consider the skilled trades as an alternative – especially if you’re female.

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Restoring Trust After Our “Free Trade” Charade Ends

The 2016 elections threw a bucket of cold water into the face of free-trade orthodoxy - by Stan Sorscher

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Safety Failures Lead to 'Death Sentence' at Hanford

45-year-old former Hanford worker is dying from a rare illness caused by working with a highly toxic metal.

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Trade UP! Gives Teens Career Options

This April 4th event gives juniors and seniors hands-on experience with various Snohomish County job opportunities.

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Uber Forcing Drivers to Listen to Anti-Union Propaganda

In Seattle, Uber is forcing drivers to listen to Uber podcasts about voting rights and collective bargaining as they accept rides.

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Boeing Cutting Seattle-Area Factory, Engineering Jobs

Boeing is shrinking its Seattle-area workforce by at least 1,800 jobs this year as the company streamlines operations in a brutally competitive commercial-aircraft market.

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