June 24th, 2015
General Membership Meeting
6 p.m. Social Hour
7 p.m. Meeting Starts
Joe Kendo, Director of Government Affairs for the Washington State Labor Council, will speak on the threat to unions from right-to-work legislation.
Jason Ritchie, candidate for U.S. Representative, 8th Congressional District, will update us on his campaign to unseat Dave Reichert.
Location: East Pierce Fire & Rescue Station #11
18421 Veterans Memorial Dr E., Bonney Lake
Chair of the 31st District Democrats
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At the Washington State Democrats' reorganization meeting in January, representatives from the labor community spoke to the assembled committee members about efforts underway to turn Washington into a "Right To Work For Less" state.
Take a look at the following linked article to learn more about how we can uphold workers' rights in this state, and ensure safe workplaces for all.
SUPPORT OIL TRAIN SAFETY BILL
In this past month alone, an oil train exploded in West Virginia, an oil refinery exploded in California, and an oil train derailed in Ontario, Canada; there have been four additional oil spills in North Dakota. We have to take action NOW to improve oil train safety in Washington State. Read the article, support the bill.
See updated information at 350.org and earth-policy.org.
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One way is to vote and help others to vote.
Act now to stop inevitable extinction.
The following links provide useful information:
Earth Policy Institute
The Progressive Populist
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