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Boeing assebly line workers are seen making the  Dreamliner 787 (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Machinists Plan March To Push Contract Vote

Some machinists in Puget Sound plan to rally in favor of a Boeing contract vote, a union member said Monday, escalating tensions over the handling of negotiations tied to the new 777X passenger airplane.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2013

File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Walmart Employees Said To Be Planning Strikes, Protests On Black Friday

Reports indicate that Walmart employees from Alaska to New Jersey are planning to protest the superstore on Black Friday, one of the most popular shopping days of the year.

11/29/2013

21,000 union members at 4 grocery chains could go on strike Monday. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Strike Notice Given By Puget Sound Grocery Workers

A union spokesman says four grocery chains with stores in the Puget Sound area have been given notice that 21,000 union workers could strike Monday evening if no contract agreement is reached.

10/18/2013

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Strikes Loom For Kitsap, Seattle Teachers

As the school year draw near, teacher strikes are a possibility in south Kitsap County and Seattle following disagreements over contract negotiations.

CBS Seattle–08/27/2013

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Boeing Engineers OK Pact, Tech Workers Say No

It’s a split decision from the union representing Boeing Co.’s engineers and technical workers. The engineers voted Tuesday to accept the aerospace company’s four-year contract offer while technical workers rejected it and authorized a future strike.

CBS Seattle–02/20/2013

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Boeing Engineers, Tech Workers Voting On Contract

The union for Boeing Co.’s engineers and technical workers is counting ballots Tuesday on a contract offer and whether to authorize a strike.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2013

A crane sits at the Port of Seattle (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Time Runs Short To Avert Longshoremen’s Strike

The dispute involves terminals in Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver, Wash., where longshoremen have been working without an agreement since the last contract expired Sept. 30.

CBS Seattle–12/27/2012

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Local Food Delivery Drivers Back On Strike

Union drivers and warehouse workers in Auburn, Wash., who had voted to return to work after a three-day strike against United Natural Foods Inc. say their strike is back on after they learned that the company is permanently replacing some warehouse workers.

12/14/2012

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Seattle to Allow Free Dumping During WM Strike

With garbage piling up as a Teamsters truck drivers’ strike against Waste Management enters its second week, Seattle will allow residents limited free dumping at transfer stations.

07/31/2012

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Replacement Drivers on Way in Seattle Waste Strike

Waste Management started bringing in replacement truck drivers Friday to pick up garbage in Renton and parts of the Seattle-Everett area where trash has been piling up since a Teamsters strike started Wednesday.

07/27/2012

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