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


Workers Are Fasting Over Darigold's Dangerous Working Conditions

A broad coalition of labor groups, farm workers’ rights groups, and dairy workers started a fast at Darigold’s office demanding that the state’s largest dairy company improve working conditions. Read Article


Boeing Saved $227M From State Tax Incentives Last Year While It Cut 6,000 Jobs

Boeing disclosed that Washington state’s aerospace industry tax incentives saved the company $227 million in 2017. Read Article


New Study Ranks Washington #1 for Aerospace Manufacturing

High scores for industry, infrastructure and economy pushed Washington to the top of the list in a new report from Price Waterhouse Coopers. Read Article


Teamsters Reject UPS Contract

Union says 54.3% of votes cast opposed pact, but leadership says protest vote isn’t enough to derail the deal. Read Article


Amazon Warehouse Workers Lose Bonuses, Stock Awards for Raises

Amazon.com Inc. is eliminating monthly bonuses and stock awards for warehouse workers and other hourly employees after the company pledged this week to raise pay to at least $15 an hour. Read Article


Trump Metals Tariffs Will Cost Ford $1 Billion in Profits, CEO Says

Steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have cost Ford Motor Co about $1 billion in profits, its chief executive officer said. Read Article