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


Revealed: Secret Rightwing Strategy to Discredit Teacher Strikes

A nationwide network of rightwing thinktanks is launching a PR counteroffensive against the teachers’ strikes that are sweeping the country. Read Article


Let's Quit Brainwashing Kids That It's College or Nothing

They are told by their high school counselors that they will not get a decent job without a college degree. And that high school qualifies them only for a low-wage job in the fast food industry. Read article


Teamsters Invite All Unions to March 23 Meeting on Pensions

Pension Trust Union Chairman Chuck Mack will explain the immediate ramifications of the “Select Committee on Pension Reform”. Find out more


Playoff Special! Silvertips Even Playoff Series, Back Home April 13

The Silvertips just came off dominating 6-0 win over Portland and return to Everett at 7:35 pm, Friday, April 13th, for game 5. Get lower level seats for only $16 (normally $26) with no added fees! Order discount tickets


That $4,000 Raise Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Promised You was a Trickle-Down Lie

So now that rich people like me have gotten our billions of dollars in tax cuts, you might be wondering where your $4,000 raise is. Spoiler alert: You’re not getting one. Read Article


Initiate Conversations About Attacks on Unions, WSLC Urges

A message from WSLC, AFL-CIO President Jeff Johnson and Secretary Treasurer Lynne Dodson. Read Article