Labor

What Has Changed in the Year Since the Passage of Seattle’s Hotel Worker Law?

What Has Changed in the Year Since the Passage of Seattle’s Hotel Worker Law?

According to hotel housekeepers on the Westin’s night shift, not much.

What Has Changed in the Year Since the Passage of Seattle’s Hotel Worker Law?
Jenny Wu, a hotel worker and Unite Here Local 8 member in Seattle. Photo by Hannah Long-Higgins

Judge Upholds Seattle’s Hotel Worker Law

In December, three hotel associations sued over I-124. A ruling released Friday keeps it intact.

Jenny Wu, a hotel worker and Unite Here Local 8 member in Seattle. Photo by Hannah Long-Higgins
In 2016, the UW’s license with Nike produced close to $5 million for the company and $284,000 for UW in royalties. Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

UW Demands Nike Allow Labor Investigators Unprecedented Access to Sweatshops

Otherwise, threatens UW President Ana Mari Cauce, she’ll cut the school’s contract with Nike.

In 2016, the UW’s license with Nike produced close to $5 million for the company and $284,000 for UW in royalties. Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures
Sawant endorses Grant and Oliver. Photo via Jon Grant’s Twitter

Established Labor Is Pissed At Seattle’s New Left

With ally Ed Murray on his way out, local labor is losing its patience for leftist upstarts.

Sawant endorses Grant and Oliver. Photo via Jon Grant’s Twitter
Hotels Challenge ‘Blacklist’ Provision of New Hotel Workers’ Law

Hotels Challenge ‘Blacklist’ Provision of New Hotel Workers’ Law

A provision of I-124 requires hotels to keep lists of guests accused of sexually harassing or assaulting staff. Is it ‘McCarthy-esque,’ or just good practice?

Hotels Challenge ‘Blacklist’ Provision of New Hotel Workers’ Law
Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike

Councilmembers Sawant and O’Brien have voiced their support for the labor action.

Seattle Teachers to Vote On Possible May Day Strike
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