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Resolution to Create “Union Families for the Common Good” Caucus at MLK Labor

WHEREAS, the Seattle Public School district touches hundreds of thousands of families, including Union households, spread across the entire city in each and every neighborhood; and  WHEREAS, like all district residents, every Union family who sends their child to school expects they will be kept safe and taken care of while in the custody of […]

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Resolution on MLK Labor Affiliated Locals Supporting Strategic Organizing

WHEREAS, If the labor movement is to survive we must organize strategically in ways that build power for workers. WHEREAS, Industry expertise, representational density within an industry, and power within certain employers lead to better contracts and enforcement for workers and ultimately opens up pathways to more organizing. WHEREAS, Each union develops its culture, power, and […]

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Resolution on Campaign Worker Organizing

Resolution to Endorse and Support the Washington Campaign Workers Collective Unionization with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 5 PASSED FEBRUARY 17, 2021 WHEREAS, the current system of extractive, low-paid, high-pressure campaign workforces out our BIPOC, femme, Queer, Trans, poor, and disAbled siblings from organizing jobs in political system; and, WHEREAS, campaign […]

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Resolution on Kroger Store Closures

WHEREAS, Kroger announced the closure of two QFC stores in Seattle in direct response to the passing of Hazard Pay for grocery workers; WHEREAS, Kroger has seen a 99.8% increase in profits since the start of the pandemic; WHEREAS, Kroger has recorded $989 million in stock buybacks since the start of the pandemic; WHEREAS, Kroger revoked […]

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Resolution on Solidarity with Postal Workers

Resolution on Solidarity with Postal Workers PASSED FEBRUARY 17, 2021 WHEREAS, United States Postal Service employees are part of the critical infrastructure workforce that has higher exposure rates to COVID-19 and as a demographic group has been adversely affected by the pandemic; and WHEREAS, as of February 9th, 2021, 242 postal employees during the last […]

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