Interested in organizing a union?

Organizing a union at your work is about getting more rights and power. Thousands of people in all types of jobs organize unions every year because unions are the best way to raise pay and benefits, get the respect you deserve, and improve job security. Learn more about organizing a union here.

Interested in apprenticeship programs?

Labor & Industries has a regularly-updated directory of registered programs in Washington State. Check it out here, or download A Parents’ Guide to Apprenticeships.

Are you a laid-off worker affected by foreign trade or outsourcing?

The Washington State Labor Council is working with the Dept. of Labor through the Trade Adjustment Assistance program to help workers whose jobs have gone oversees.

The National Labor College offers adult education courses, certifications and degrees on labor issues in a variety of formats, including online and residential.

The AFL-CIO Union Label & Service Trades site can direct you to union products and also maintains a boycott list.

Want to peruse old M. L. King County Labor Council records and papers?

Visit the UW Library site and do a search for King County Labor Council!

Check out the Healthy Women’s Online Health Community, presented by CLUW.

Strong On & Beyond the Picket Line: Organizing an Effective Strike and Lockout Assistance Program – a downloadable publication from the AFL-CIO Community Services Dept. to help labor organizations assess preparedness for a strike or lockout.

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