Weekly Update: October 26

October 26, 2018

Weekly Update: October 26

Tomorrow: Canvass for Shannon Braddock and the Seattle Ed Levy in West Seattle

The mid-term elections are less than two weeks away and there are labor-backed candidates up and down the ballot that need our support. The WSLC has Labor Neighbor events planned every weekend leading up to the election. See the full list here: http://www.thestand.org/calendar/

MLK Labor is sponsoring a Labor Neighbor Walk in West Seattle tomorrow to talk to Union voters about why we’re supporting Shannon Braddock for State Senate and the Seattle Families and Education Levy.

RSVP to the West Seattle Walk on October 27 here.

What: Walk for the Families & Ed Levy and Shannon Braddock
When: Saturday, October 27 // 10 AM-2 PM
Where: UFCW 21 // 5030 1st Ave S, Ste 200, Seattle, Washington

Support Striking Marriott Workers

Although Westin workers in Seattle reached a deal, 7,700 Marriott workers are still on strike in Boston, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Oakland, Honolulu, Maui, and Detroit. These workers need our support!

Sign the One Job Should Be Enough pledge to show your support, and visit these links to donate to worker hardship funds.

Detroit: https://app.moonclerk.com/pay/5sd5p0vp2794

Hawaii: https://www.uniteherelocal5.org/checkout/donate?donatePageId=5bc4135f652deab94f263dfb

Oakland: https://www.gofundme.com/one-job-should-be-enough

San Diego: https://www.gofundme.com/strike-solidarity-san-diego

Boston: https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/supportthestrike

San Francisco: https://www.gofundme.com/sf-labor-council-strike

San Jose: https://www.gofundme.com/xct38j-one-job-should-be-enough

MLK Labor Veterans Caucus

MLK Labor is starting a Veterans Caucus and having the first meeting next Thursday the VFW Post 1263 in Renton. We will be planning our participation in the Auburn Veterans Day Parade and along with other activities. This is open to all Union members.

What: MLK Labor Veterans Caucus Meeting
When: Thursday, November 1 // 5:30 PM
Where: VFW Post 1263 // 416 Burnett Ave S, Renton, WA

Save the Date: Meet the Winners Ball

Join us on November 14 at the Teamsters Hall in Tukwila for our “Meet the Winners” Ball. This is your opportunity to meet King County’s new elected officials and the new MLK Labor Executive Board.

RSVP to the Meet the Winners Ball here.

What: Meet the Winners Ball
When: Wednesday, November 14 // 6 PM (after the 5:30 delegates meeting)
Where: Teamsters Hall // 14675 Interurban Ave S, Tukwila, Washington

Tonight: Casino Night to Support The Puget Sound Labor Agency

The Puget Sound Labor Agency is holding its first ever Fall Harvest Casino Night tonight to raise money to help with the search for a new home. It will begin at 7 PM and will be held at the Machinists 751 Hall (9125 15th Place S, Seattle, WA 98108).

Tickets are $25 and organizations are able to sponsor the event. Please contact Lynn Nishimura at lynnn@pugetsoundlaboragency.org or 206-669-1857 for more information or to purchase tickets.

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