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How a small town council routed the union busters

The Sequim City Council voted unanimously to kill two pending "Right to Work" (for less) ballot propositions, condemning them as "grossly invalid" and a flagrant violation of state law.

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Obama: Realizing King's dream means jobs, decent wages for all

WASHINGTON---Speaking to a cheering crowd at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, President Barack Obama warned that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "dream" remains unrealized as long as millions of workers are unemployed and poverty is growing.

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Video: 1963 civil rights march commemorated in L.A.

Black, brown, Asian and white marched together down Martin Luther King Blvd in Los Angeles on Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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Will Parry, labor and retiree advocate, 1920-2013

Will Parry," a warrior for working people for more than seven decades," died May 13 at the age of 93.

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March on Washington for Gun Control set for Jan. 26

Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.

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Editor Tim Wheeler saluted by family, friends and fans

They came from Connecticut and Illinois - and just down the street: Family, neighbors and activists honored veteran political and labor journalist Tim Wheeler with a special tribute dinner.

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Trumka: Big Banks' payment on mortgage settlement good first step

A $26.5 billion settlement between the states' attorneys general and big banks over the financial finagling with mortgage-backed securities is a good first step, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

700 at rural forum demand jobs, Social Security, Medicare for all

More than 700 people packed the auditorium of Sequim High School to applaud angry blasts at Wall Street greed.

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1,000 demand “Good Jobs Now” at Progressive Caucus speakout

SEATTLE - People lined up at microphones at a July 23 "speak out" here to demand that Congress stop kowtowing to the corporations and do what voters elected them to do: create good jobs at a living wage.

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