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SmartAsset Ranks Washington’s Unions the Strongest in the Country

by Council 2 Staff on November 17, 2020
SmartAsset Ranks Washington’s Unions the Strongest in the Country
“Leading the way in the study once again is Washington State, which ranks in the top six of the study for six out of the eight metrics we considered. More specifically, 18.80% of workers are in unions, the third-highest rate in this study. Washington ranks second overall for the four-year change in union membership, which increased by 27.63%...
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Issaquah Bus Drivers Show Resilience, Flexibility, Solidarity in COVID-19 Response

Issaquah Bus Drivers Show Resilience, Flexibility, Solidarity in COVID-19 Response

by Council 2 Staff on November 12, 2020
In early March, when school was canceled throughout Washington, Issaquah bus drivers weren’t sure what was coming next. Since then, drivers have been tasked with a variety of projects, including...
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Additional 67 Scholarships Awarded Due to Hardships our Families are Encountering During COVID19 Crisis

Additional 67 Scholarships Awarded Due to Hardships our Families are Encountering During COVID19 Crisis

by Council 2 Staff on July 22, 2020
Council 2 realizes that unique times call for unique actions. With the current COVID-19 pandemic and economic difficulties that have touched almost everyone who is a member of Council 2 and their...
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Council 2 Workers Step Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

Council 2 Workers Step Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Council 2 Staff on June 18, 2020
Spokane – Council 2 workers across Washington and Idaho are keeping local government moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether working from home or adopting new safety precautions, workers...
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On Your Side: Recent Council 2 Contract Wins

by Council 2 Staff on June 17, 2020
Council 2 is on your side fighting for higher wages, better benefits, and strong contracts for its members. Even as the pandemic rages on, Council 2 will continue to fight for the best interests...
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Honoring the People Who Keep Us Safe

Honoring the People Who Keep Us Safe

by County & City Employee on December 14, 2018
Council 2 is proud to represent many of the people who work in our criminal justice system and put our safety first across the state. In this issue of the newsletter, we’re proud to showcase a...
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Union Members Hang Strong

Union Members Hang Strong

by County & City Employee on December 14, 2018
The Washington State Council of County and City Employees and workers everywhere are standing strong with their union after the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME last June. Locals...
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Prospering in a

Prospering in a "Right to Work State"

by County & City Employee Staff on June 29, 2018
Council 2 currently represents two Locals in Right to Work Idaho. The City of Coeur D’ Alene Local 433 and the City of Lewiston Local 1124. Both local unions in a voluntary membership state...
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Major Threat to Council 2 Members

Major Threat to Council 2 Members

by County & City Employee Staff on January 30, 2018
Supreme Court to decide the Janus Case as early as June The Facts About the Janus Case A U.S. Supreme Court case called Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 threatens our union and all working...
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