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.

Pink the Rink: Silvertips Hockey Discount Tickets for Union Members

Cheer on the Everett Silvertips as they face off against the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday, October 12th. It's the popular "Pink the Rink" hockey game! Discount Tickets

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

Trump Administration 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 and giving agencies the maximum discretion in taking disciplinary actions against employees. Read Article

US Construction Workers Are Dropping Dead -- Here’s Why

Signs of a strong economy mean a forest of construction cranes in every city and small armies of contractors and workers digging, drilling and dying in the heat in increasing numbers. 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