On this Workers Memorial Day, The Southwest Washington Central Labor Council honors all 119 Washingtonians, and especially those in Clark, Skamania and West Klickitat Counties, who died on the job in 2020 - and we ask that you call your Senators today and urge them to pass the PRO Act so that working people can have a voice on the job about safety issues.
It takes more, not less, to educate and support our students during the pandemic. Our state and federal government recognized this by sending $35 million in COVID relief funds to Clark College. So why is Clark College insisting on making 5 percent cuts at this time?
The American economy is not working for most Americans. While corporations and the wealthy continue to capture the rewards of a growing economy — working families and middle-class Americans are being left behind. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act restores fairness to our economy by strengthening the federal laws that protect workers’ right to join a union - but Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler hasn’t committed to standing with working people and supporting the PRO Act...
As you know, The Washington State Legislature begins its 2021 session today at the State Capitol in Olympia.
It's no secret this will be a very unusal session as legislators work to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and conduct their business remotely.