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Tia Koonse, Legal & Policy Research Manager for UCLA Labor Center, Part 1,  December 29, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/352047 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Tia explains the reports on low-wages, the people who receive them, and the industries that pay them. For more information, go to http://www.labor.ucla.edu/ or http://www.labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/rework-institute-for-worker-justice/l   #LaborRadioPod   About We Do The Work A weekly local worker radio program that features news, interviews, music, and comments, […]

Skagit County Democrats Action Newsletter for December 28, 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – 2020 Review This was a heck of a year. As with most years under President Trump, just about every month felt like it was a year long. We underwent tremendous change in how we went about doing the business of the party. And yet, we managed to do everything we […]

Larry Brown, President of the WSLC, and Union Songs,  December 22, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/351233 Union Songs International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ Unionnation Band’s ‘Let’s Go Help Somebody’ and ‘Workin Overtime’ Gary Kanter’s ‘We’ve Marched Down This Road Before’ For more information, go to https://unionation.com/,  http://garykanter.com/,  http://www.wslc.org/, or http://www.thestand.org. We Do The Work Comments: >  A worker whose job was shipped overseas has […]

Skagit County Democrats Action Newsletter for December 21, 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Washington State Democrats 2020 Coordinated Campaign has issued a Wrap-up Report Click Here for the report. (Hint: To navigate the report, hover your mouse on the bottom-left of the report area for the forward and back buttons.) 2. The 39th Legislative District Democrats Reorganization Meeting is Sunday, Jan 3, 2021, […]

Ramon Torres, President of FUJ, Jason Holland, WPEA Organizer, and Edgar Franks, C2C Organizer, December 15, 2020

Listen to the program: https://exchange.prx.org/p/350226 Interview by Gary Kanter: Ramon, Jason, and Edgar tell the story of how a group of farm workers ended up negotiating a great union contract. For more information, go to http://familiasunidasjusticia.org/en/home/, https://www.facebook.com/FamiliasUnidas/, or http://www.foodjustice.org/team/. We Do The Work Comment:  We need our voting rights guaranteed. #LaborRadioPod About We Do The […]

Skagit County Democrats Action Newsletter for December 14, 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – #StandwithSpokaneDems From the Washington State Democrats website: “On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, a man entered the Spokane County Democrats HQ in an attempt to bomb the building. He approached one of our volunteers with something he claimed was a “manifesto,” but they were able to evacuate before he caused any […]

Berit Eriksson, Training Director for the Andrew Furuseth School of Seamanship, December 8, 2020

Listen to the program:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/349324 Interview by Lori Province: Berit talks about ships, workers that staff them, cargo, and worker safety. For more information, go to https://www.sailors.org/about-us or https://www.sailors.org/training. We Do The Work Comments: > There is  a lot to be thankful for. >  Counting ballots should be explained better. #LaborRadioPod   About We Do […]

Skagit County Democrats Action Newsletter for December 7, 2020

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. UPDATED – The Skagit County Democrats Headquarters, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon, will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for the time being, effective immediately As the pandemic continues to worsen, locally as well as nationally, Skagit County Democrats is committed to keeping all of our volunteers, members, and the public safe. […]

New Face Masks!

FACE MASK FUNDRAISER: The masks are $20. These Face masks are limited edition, maybe only 1 or 2 of each fabric.  You will receive a hand-made face mask especially designed by an engineer/industrial designer at the request of the Medical Director of Pediatrics at Mission Hospital in California. The masks provide full coverage and are […]