Background: On October 13th, 2022, it was announced that Kroger and Albertsons would pursue a $24.6 billion mega-merger, joining together two of the largest standalone grocery chains in the United States.
This merger would be devastating for workers and consumers alike and must be stopped.
As we move into 2023, the Thurston Lewis Mason Central Labor Council's Community Services Committee will be holding a series of meetings to find out how our CLC can serve the working people in our community better.
Happy new year, union members in Olympia! The festivities are over, and now it's back to the daily grind.
When you're in the midst of that daily grind, it can feel pretty isolating... but remember, you're not alone.
The Thurston- Mason-Lewis County Central Labor Council is proud to sponsor the SkillsUSA Carpentry competition at the West Sound Tech Skills center. Local students from the state of Washington will compete utilizing their carpentry skills and we will be contributing prizes to participants in the competition.
9/13 is “Investor Day” at Starbucks HQ, where investors gather to decide how to spend profits. SBWU workers are staging a rally to make sure investors know who created these profits – the workers.
Starbucks has gone all in on illegal union-busting tactics, attempting to intimidate workers. But Seattle is a union town – and Washington is a worker-first state.