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


AFL-CIO and United Way Team Up During Shutdown to Aid Government Employees

United Way, one of the AFL-CIO’s national partners, supports 2-1-1, a free nationwide information and referral line that helps people find local resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read Article


Feeling Poorer? That's Because ‘Real’ Wages Fell Last Year

The findings come a year after President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, promising it would deliver "immediate" wage growth to workers. Read Article


ALEC Outlines 2019 Agenda to Erode Union Power

The conservative group of lawmakers recently convened in Washington, D.C., to strategize ways to capitalize on the Supreme Court's ruling this year that limited unions' ability to collect fees. Read Article


Join SCLC For Union Solidarity Night at the Silvertips!

Let's fill the arena on Friday, Feb. 22nd at 7:35 pm as the Silvertips take on the Seattle Thunderbirds on Union Solidarity Night! Limited discount tickets available, so order now!
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Shutdown Spotlights a Bigger Issue: 78% of US Workers Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Women are particularly vulnerable: 81 percent of them report living paycheck to paycheck, compared with 75 percent of men. Read Article


Retirement Remains Out of Reach for Millions of Americans

For the first time since the 1940s, Americans are reaching retirement age in worse financial shape than their parents. Read Article