Guest Opinion

Seattle Uber Ordinance Continues Seattle's Role as Worker Rights Leader

Council shouldn't water down strong call for Uber drivers' right to unionize.

09/13/2016 By Danielle Franco-Malone

Snap Judgment

Should UW Professors Organize?

On the heels of a very public dispute between Seattle Public Schools teachers and the district, faculty at University of Washington have put in a bid to unionize. Warranted move or waste of time?

11/02/2015 By Karin Vandraiss


PubliCalendar: In the Land of the Headhunters

Today's picks for civic nerds

01/06/2015 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: One Big KISS

Today's picks for civic nerds

12/17/2014 By Darren Davis

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Inslee, Unions, Biking Cuts, and College Costs

Our daily blog roundup, featuring the Seattle Times, Salon, The Hill, and the AP.

07/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


To Show Solidarity, Local Restaurants Announce Discounts for Union Workers. What They Didn't Say, though...

Cognitive dissonance alert: A group of local restaurant and nightclub owners announced today that they'll be offering a 15 percent discount to all union members throughout the month of May. What the group didn't mention, was that none of the restaurants a

04/29/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


Afternoon Jolt

The political fallout from the King County union talks. Today's winner and loser.

08/30/2010 By Afternoon Jolt


Extra Fizz: King County Union Agrees to Give Up Pay Increase Next Year

King County union members agree to forgo an automatic pay increase next year, saving the county between $500,000 and $600,000.

08/30/2010 By Erica C. Barnett