Workers protest inside Vancouver Hilton

The event was part of the AFL-CIO’s "America Wants to Work" national week of action.

IBEW organizer appointed to convention center board

Bob Carroll succeeds Ed Barnes on the Vancouver Public Facilities District board of directors.

They’re baaaack: Eyman, liquor privatization return to Washington ballot

Washington voters decide Nov. 8 whether to privatize liquor stores as Costco proposes.

SW Washington CLC ends Columbian boycott; endorses city council pols

The newspaper was put on the boycott list in January after complaints of slant against unions and public employees.

Bills banning collective bargaining are buried

Washington State Labor Council is tracking dozens of bills that could help or harm union members and working people.

Oregon, Washington labor weigh election results

Oregon voters mostly returned labor-backed Democrats to office, bucking the national Republican tsunami in the midterm elections. But for Washington's union movement, election night was bittersweet.

Unions fight Washington ballot measure to privatize workers comp

A lot is at stake on the Washington ballot this year, and the Washington State Labor Council, the statewide body of the AFL-CIO, is working to get the word out about ballot measures that will impact workers — like a measure to privatize Washington's workers' comp system.

Organized labor in agreement: ‘Give Congress Heck!’

By DON McINTOSH, Associate Editor One of the most closely-watched electoral races in America is taking place in Washington’s Third Congressional District. Money is pouring...