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.

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

Boeing Rejected 737 MAX Safety Upgrades Before Fatal Crashes, Whistleblower Says

After the second fatal crash of a 737 MAX, a Boeing engineer submitted a scathing internal ethics complaint alleging that management had blocked significant safety improvements during the jet’s development. Read Article

Freedom Foundation Keeps Spending, Failing

One year after Janus, the right-wing group’s plan to destroy unions in Washington and along the West Coast is a complete failure. In fact, it's backfiring on them. The Olympia-based Freedom Foundation has been making frivolous claims about the success of the anti-union campaign it has been running. Read Article

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

Trump Admin Tells Agencies to Restrict Unions in the Workplace

Federal agencies have been told to carry out Trump administration directives aimed at restricting the role of unions in the federal workplace. 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