Weekly Update: March 8

March 8, 2019

Weekly Update: March 8

Informational Picket Against Alaska Airlines on Tuesday

Join IAM Local 2202 for an informational picket against Alaska Airlines on Tuesday (3/12) from 11-12:30.

Local 2202 is in the midst of an epic contract fight with Alaska and needs the support of the labor community! Their message is: “No more outsourcing, no more subcontracting, we need to know that we have a future with this company.”

The rally starts at 11 at IAM 2202 HQ at 19415 International Blvd, SeaTac, Washington 98188.

RSVP to the facebook event here!

Happy International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! Everywhere you look in King County, powerful women are leading our labor movement. There are too many to mention but we gave shout outs to some of the leaders in the link below. Thank you to all the women who are making the world a better place for workers.

See some of the women leading our labor movement here!

Monday: Meet the Amazon Tech Workers Standing Up for Climate Action

Our next MLK Labor Climate Caucus will meet this coming Monday, March 11 at 5:30 PM at the Seattle Labor Temple in Hall 6 on the first floor. We’re really excited about this meeting! We’ll be hearing a presentation from Amazon tech workers and shareholders about how they are organizing around climate change.

When: Monday, March 11 // 5:30 PM
Where: Seattle Labor Temple Hall 6
Cost: Free.

Saturday: Book Launch for High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light

Come out tomorrow (March 10) for the book launch for “High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light.”

This is local labor historian Ellie Belew’s latest book. It’s the story of ten women who entered the utility’s male-dominated electrical trades beginning in the 1970s. Belew is joined by pioneer tradeswoman Megan Cornish, who was one of the pathbreakers at City Light.

When: Saturday, March 9 // 7 PM
Where: Washington State Labor Council Building, 321 16th Ave. S., Seattle
Cost: Free. No-Host Bar. Refreshments $5-10.

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