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COVID-19 Resources

This information is from Rep. Debra Lekanoff’s Community Conversation on COVID-19 Saturday, March 28th with Sen. Lovelett and Rep. Ramel, the 40th LD staff as well as Lauren Jenks from the Washington Department of Health and Rick Anderson from the Department of Commerce. Debra is sharing the information that outlines local, state, and federal resources. […]

Marcus Courtney, Founder of WASH Tech/CWA 37083 & Conor Casey, Labor Archivist, Mar 31, 2020

Marcus Courtney, Founder of WASH Tech/CWA 37083 & Conor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of WA, March 31, 2020 Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/314793 Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores labor history hoping listeners will learn more about the fight […]

Resources For Worker Assistance

Resources For Worker Assistance This list of resources is from the Washington State Labor Council. Other resources can be found at https://www.wslc.org/covid-19/. EDS Paid Family Medical Leave visit https://paidleave.wa.gov/ Unemployment Benefits https://esd.wa.gov/,  if denied contact Unemployment Law Project at http://unemploymentlawproject.org/,  Waiting a week has been waived for WA State Washington Apple Health Special Enrollment Period […]

Elise Bryant, Executive Director of the Labor Heritage Foundation, Mar 24, 2020

Elise Bryant, Executive Director of the Labor Heritage Foundation March 24, 2020 Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/313935 Interview by Gary Kanter:  Elise gives her history and describes what the Labor Heritage Foundation is all about. For more information, go to https://www.laborheritage.org/. We Do The Work Comments: >  Unions are vital. >  The extreme wealthy have […]

Action Newsletter—23 March 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – The Skagit County Democrats Headquarters is CLOSED until further notice Skagit County Democrats Chair, Lynn Campbell, send out the following notice: “We have a volunteer who has tested positive for the coronavirus. All volunteers who have been in contact with her have been notified. Key holders, DO NOT GO IN […]

Don McIntosh, Senior Staff Reporter, Northwest Labor Press, Mar 17, 2020

    Don McIntosh, Senior Staff Reporter, Northwest Labor Press March 17, 2020 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Don gives us the history of the 100-year-old Northwest Labor Press newspaper and some current issues. For more information, go to https://nwlaborpress.org/. We Do The Work Comments >  Here’s a wake-up call for the American workers. >  The […]

Action Newsletter—16 March 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. EDITOR’S NOTE As you can tell from the below, the coronavirus has been particularly disruptive of political activities, both locally and state-wide. We also don’t know how long that disruption will last. That does not mean we can become complacent. If anything, we need to be as engaged as we have been. […]

Action Newsletter—09 March 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Two brief messages from Lynn Campbell, Skagit County Democrats Chair Last day to vote is Tuesday, March 10!   Please drop off your ballots at ballot drop boxes, or the Auditor’s Office. It is too late to mail in your ballots unless you take it inside the post office and […]