Councilmember Sawant Stands with Rail Workers Fighting for a Strong Contract with Paid Sick Days, Full Staffing, Affordable Healthcare, and Inflation-Adjusted Wages

September 21st, 2022

September 21, 2022 “The railroad workers are fighting for all of us — for every worker who is forced to do without paid sick leave and is unable to take care of themselves or loved ones without being subject to cruel threats from their employers. That’s why it is crucial that the entire labor movement […]

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Letter From Tricia Schroeder, President of SEIU Local 925, to MightyKidz Bosses, Demanding Reinstatement of Ten Unjustly Fired Workers and Union Recognition

August 13th, 2022

Friday, August 12, 2022 Greetings Kyla and Jeff Liboon: As President of SEIU Local 925, our state’s largest childcare union, I am appalled by your recent firing of a group of early learning teachers who approached you about their intentions to form a union.  The teachers at MightyKidz are actively engaged in organizing their union […]

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My Letter to Seattle-Area Elected Representatives on MightyKidz Struggle

August 12th, 2022

Thursday August 11, 2022 Dear Seattle-area elected representatives, I am writing to urge you to publicly support the teachers at the MightyKidz Childcare Center in Magnolia. The teachers are fighting for a union, and for better wages and working conditions. They courageously went on strike earlier this week. Rather than address the teachers’ concerns, the […]

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My Letter to Seattle’s Labor Leaders on MightyKidz Struggle

August 12th, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022 Dear elected leaders in Seattle’s labor movement, I am writing to urge you to stand publicly in solidarity with the teachers at the MightyKidz Childcare Center in Magnolia. The teachers are fighting for a union, and for better wages and working conditions. They courageously went on strike earlier this week. Rather […]

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My Letter to the Bosses of MightyKidz Childcare Center, Demanding Immediate Reinstatement of ALL Teachers Unjustly Fired for Union Organizing!

August 10th, 2022

August 10, 2022 To MightyKidz Director of Operations Kristin Brown and owners Kyla and Jeff Liboon: I am shocked and outraged to hear of your recent mass firing of at least 10 teachers at MightyKidz, in response to their efforts to unionize and improve conditions for themselves and the children they teach. These firings are […]

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My Statement While Voting ‘NO’ on Ending the $4/hour Grocery Worker Pandemic Hazard Pay

August 2nd, 2022

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Make Seattle an Abortion Sanctuary – Speak in Public Comment July 26th Leaflet

July 21st, 2022

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In Your Own Words: Community Members Speak in Support of Making Seattle an Abortion Rights Sanctuary City!

July 5th, 2022

More than 5,500 working people and community members have signed the petition in support of Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s legislation to make Seattle an abortion rights sanctuary city and to fund free abortions for ALL Seattle residents & anyone fleeing abortion-related criminal charges by increasing the Amazon Tax! Sign the petition now if you haven’t yet! […]

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Make Seattle an Abortion Sanctuary – Sign the Petition & Speak in Public Comment July 5th Leaflet

June 29th, 2022

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PRESS RELEASE: Abortion Rights Sanctuary City Legislation

June 24th, 2022

June 24, 2022 Councilmember Sawant & Community Supporters Will Introduce Abortion Rights Sanctuary City Legislation, Urge WA State Legislature to Also Act “We must make Seattle a sanctuary for pregnant people and their doctors and other care providers facing persecution for getting and performing abortions. Let anyone threatened by draconian anti-abortion laws come to Seattle […]

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