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


The Real Future of Work

Forget automation. The workplace is already cracking up in profound ways, and Washington is sorely behind on dealing with it. Read article


Trump's Plan for Cutting Federal Compensation, Potentially Even Paid Holidays

The Trump administration’s consideration of a wage freeze for federal employees is one piece of a renewed multifront Republican push to shrink those workers’ pay, benefits and workforce. Read article


A Preview of the U.S. Without Pensions

Tom Coomer has retired twice: once when he was 65, and then several years ago. Each time he realized that with just a Social Security check, “You can hardly make it these days.” So here he is at 79, working full-time at Walmart. Read article


Join Us for Union Solidarity Night at the Silvertips

The Silvertips and Snohomish County Labor Council proudly present Union Solidarity Night Friday, Jan. 26th vs. Seattle Thunderbirds.

Click here for tickets | Download flyer with details


Jeff Bezos Deemed Richest Man in World While Amazon Warehouse Workers Suffer Grueling Conditions

Some claim that he’s the richest man in history. Read Article


Ads Warn of GOP Plan to Cut Social Security, Medicare

Labor-sponsored ads cite Republican leaders’ intention to cut ‘entitlements’ to pay for tax cuts for the rich. Read Article