March 22 OWLS Meeting: Celebrate Women’s History!

Tuesday, March 22nd, 6:30pm

Celebrate Women’s History Month
Hear a brief tribute to early female labor leaders and a report from an OWLS representative who attended a national planning meeting to initiate a coordinated defense of  reproductive rights.

Pacific NW Regional Council of Carpenters In Trusteeship
In November the Pacific Northwest Council of Carpenters was taken into trusteeship. With a hearing on the issue scheduled for March 26th, find out from a rank-and-file Carpenter why the trusteeship was imposed and the dangers it poses to union democracy.

Update on MLK Labor’s Root Out Racism Organizing Committee
Participants of MLK Labor’s Root Out Racism Organizing Committee voted to meet the third Thursday of every month at 5:30pm. The next meeting is April 21st. Help spread the word to workers of color facing discrimination at County or other worksites — and bring your ideas and experiences!

Roundup of Labor Battles Around the Northwest

  • Latest news on the Teamsters 174 concrete strike, which is shaping up into a battle over union-busting in the construction industry.
  • Verizon retail workers in Everett and Lynnwood are organizing to join Communication Workers of America.
  • Six Starbucks stores have now unionized and 147 more are on their way. 
  • Share what fightback is happening at your own workplace. 
Everyone is welcome.

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