Carpenters’ Union Halts Work On Amazon, Microsoft, Google And Facebook Expansions

By Mike Lewis, GeekWire. -

Construction work on several major tech company expansion projects, including those by Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook, slowed to a crawl today as the region largest carpenters’ union [...]

After Rejecting Fourth Union-Backed Contract, Carpenters Strike

By Jerry White, WSWS. -

An estimated 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across the state of Washington began their first strike in nearly two decades Thursday after rejecting the fourth proposed contract agreed to by the [...]

On The Verge Of A Strike, Washington Carpenters Fight Union Leaders

By Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. -

After narrowly rejecting a contract offer, the union representing 11,600 working carpenters in Washington state is set to start a strike tomorrow. It’s the fourth offer that members have [...]

Lying Cops Still On Duty Despite Brady List

By Marlanna Bullock, Liberation News. -

Almost 200 Washington state law enforcement officers have been placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who may not be considered trustworthy in a court of law. USA Today in an extensive [...]

‘Rural People Against Racism’ March In Washington

By Andrew Freeman, Liberation News. -

On May 29, local activists in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, (population 11,739) and the greater Skagit County area held a march against racism marking the one year anniversary of the murder of [...]

Washington Rejects Massive Methanol Refinery

By Damon Motz-Storey, Power Past Fracked Gas. -

Kalama, WA —The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) denied permits for the massive fracked gas-to-methanol refinery proposed in Kalama, WA. Ecology nixed the fossil fuel processing and [...]

Washington State Police Target Black March Organizers With Arrests

By Nathalie Graham, The Stranger. -

On Friday morning the Washington State Patrol (WSP) arrested nine people on suspicion of disorderly conduct during a protest that shut down the southbound lanes of I-5, congested Seattle streets, [...]