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Across the nation, women are creating change for working families more than ever before. The Women’s Leadership Academy is ready to train more AFSCME women to be leaders of that change.

It’s not a secret that drug prices in the United States are rising much faster than inflation.

Bring Mihret back! Petition delivered to Haborview Medical Center Center trustees today requesting reinstatement of Mihret Tirfu.

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The University of Washington Bargaining Team hard at work today (4/25/18) prepping for negotiations on the next, 2019-2021 contract.

Much at stake. It's about fair pay, benefits, working conditions. But also empowering UW members and changing lives.

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Public service workers across the country are losing their foothold in the middle class. So says an article in The New York Times this week that serves as a reminder of why labor unions are more needed now than ever.

Students protest possible closure of UW Medical laundry; 100 jobs at risk

Originally published April 9, 2018 at 7:53 pm Updated April 10, 2018 at 8:00 am

Katherine Long Seattle Times higher-education reporter

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MON APR 9  | 2:30-4:30 PM  |  UW CAMPUS DRUMHELLER FOUNTAIN

Fight to save the UW Laundry spreads to full campus, community, corridors of power

At Save UW Laundry Rally on UW Campus. “It’s really sad they’re trying to close down this laundry.”—Patricia Thomas 

More on Monday’s Supreme Court hearing

Top quotes from Monday’s US Supreme Court hearing on the Janus case that aims to install inequality at the bargaining table (to negotiate wages to sustain our families) and also in representing state employees’ contract rights in the workplace: