This morning the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in Glacier Northwest v. Teamsters Local 174.
As members of Organized Labor work to process the implications of this decision, we wanted to share some of the statements leaders in our movement have made today.
AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler said, "Today, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with corporations over working people.
Please attend the Board of Trustees meeting in person OR virtually (this article will be updated when the Zoom link is shared, so be sure to check the SWWACLC web site before the meeting Wednesday) and let Clark College know that our community stands with our community college workers.
Our higher ed students need your support. Community and technical colleges serve over 260,000 students of all ages and backgrounds in local communities across our state. Investments in these students pay dividends for the future workforce in our state.
It's hard to reach the goal of setting students up for success, though, as we are losing expert faculty and staff.
The evening of February 25th saw nearly 200 union members and working people unaffiliated with Organized Labor (as yet) brave the snow and ice to honor those members of Southwest Washington's Labor Movement who made a difference for working people last year at the Second Annual Southwest Washington Labor Awards.
Delegates to the Southwest Washington Central Labor Council elected a new President and Executive Board member at the organization’s December 7, 2023 meeting. They, along with returning Trustee Theresia Lloyd Seimer, will be sworn in at the CLC’s monthly meeting on January 4th.
We all know that 2022 was an amazing year for working people in our region. We saw headlines about strikes, new organizing, and workers from across Southwest Washington standing up and standing together to fight for fair treatment in their workplaces.
Behind each of those headlines are people in our community who took risks and volunteered their time and energy to make those stories happen.