2020 Worker's Memorial Service

The Snohomish & Island County Labor Council and Its Purpose

 

We ♥ Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to help with various upcoming Union events.

Sign Up

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.


Need Help During the Pandemic? The SICLC Hardship Fund Can Help

The newly founded SICLC Hardship Fund offers Union members in need assistance during this crisis. Reach out to your Local's Business Agent for guidance. In response to the hardships caused by this pandemic, the Council felt it was important to provide fast, local support available to our members.

Find Out More and Apply for Hardship Funds


Kroger Backs Down, Will Hand Out More 'Thank You' Pay to Frontline Supermarket Workers

Kroger says it will give "thank you" pay to frontline workers through mid-June – just days after saying it would end extra "hero" hazard pay to workers. Read Article


Fraudsters are Faking Washington Unemployment Claims Amid Coronavirus Joblessness Surge

As Washington grapples with a tsunami of legitimate unemployment claims, the state also is seeing a rise in attempts by fraudsters to siphon off a portion of the benefits. Read Article


American Airlines Reaches $4.2 Billion Deal With Mechanics and Fleet Service

A tentative contract agreement has been reached with the unions representing its mechanics and fleet service workers that boosts profit sharing and caps offshore work. Read Article


Amazon Urged by 13 AGs to Disclose Data on Worker Coronavirus Infections, Reinstate Unpaid Time Off Policy

Thirteen attorneys general asked Amazon to disclose the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths among its workers, data a top executive described as "not particularly useful" in an interview on 60 Minutes. Read Article


State's Healthcare Unions Demand Necessary Protective Equipment

Largest hospital and clinic unions call for highest possible level of personal protec­tion for caregivers during COVID-19 outbreak. Read Article


Where Coronavirus Crisis Has Hit Workers the Hardest

During the coronavirus pandemic, job losses from the escalating public-health crisis haven’t hit evenly across the state. Read Article