The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council and Its Purpose


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The Snohomish and Island County Labor Council is a federation of 63 unions in Snohomish and Island counties. 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.

Join a Major Protest Nov. 26th at Sea-Tac Airport

All union members and community supporters are invited to join UNITE HERE Local 8 airline catering workers at a protest at SeaTac Airport on Nov. 26. Read Article

Boeing Abandons Its Failed Fuselage Robots on the 777X, Handing the Job Back to Machinists

After enduring a manufacturing mess that spanned six years and cost millions of dollars as it implemented a large-scale robotic system for automated assembly of the 777 fuselage, Boeing has abandoned the robots. Read Article

You're Invited: Regional Apprenticeship Pathways Program Ribbon Cutting

Join the RAP students, staff and stakeholders January 7, 2019 for a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour at Marysville Pilchuck High School. Email Russell Wiita for info

Have a Union-Made Thanksgiving This Year!

The Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO, has put together a list of union-made products for your Thanksgiving meal.
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Trade Up! Introduces High School Students to a Career Path After Graduation

Local high school students received a hands-on demonstration of career opportunities in trade jobs available outside of a college education. Read Article

Union Vows to Keep Fighting for Fired Workers Despite Boeing SC Labor Board Ruling

Complaints that Boeing Co. fired workers for supporting a labor union will still be heard despite a ruling this week that blocked the union’s attempts to get a foothold at the aerospace giant’s North Charleston campus. Read Entire Article