Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO


Every week, we bring you a roundup of the top news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here’s this week’s Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

A short memorial ceremony will be held at the gravesite of longtime labor activist, poet, author, and songwriter Ralph Chaplin (1887 – 1961), who dedicated his life to the cause of organized labor. He is credited with the writing of the words of the internationally acclaimed anthem, “Solidarity Day Forever.” Read more >>>

The picnic will be held in Fort Steilacoom Park, located directly across from Western State Hospital, on Monday, September 5th, from 11:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. All affiliates, their members, and family members are invited. See "Additional Resources" for more information. Read more >>>

Good from Bad Water

Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington based on where their customers tell them to give. We want you to help the Pierce County Labor Community Services Agency earn funding so we can continue to assist Union members in need!

The Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO is the county federation of labor representing over 50,000 members of 85+ unions throughout Pierce County. The mission of the Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state and the nation.


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