Tag: Union

Press Release Expressing Solidarity With BAmazon Union

February 16th, 2021

NEWS RELEASE Councilmember Kshama Sawant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, February 16, 2021 Contact:Dana Robinson Slote, Council Communications, 206-423-3220 Councilmember Sawant Expresses Solidarity with BAmazon Union: “Victory in Bessemer could be historic turning point for workers across America” ‘They are afraid of the collective power you’ll have as a union. If workers organized in a union had no […]

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My letter standing with Crosscut and KTCS workers in their efforts to form a union

July 10th, 2019

I sent the following letter on Tuesday July 9th, 2019 urging the CEO of Cascade Public media urging him to recognize the decision to form a union by the workers at Crosscut and KTCS. Dear Robert Dunlop, CEO Cascade Public Media: As a Seattle City Councilmember and an elected representative of the city’s working people, […]

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Teamsters 763 Emergency Medical Technicians Thank You Letter!

February 5th, 2019

Last summer, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) employed by the for-profit corporation AMR, and unionized with Teamsters 763, approached my Council office to help them in their fight for a fair contract. The EMTs were fed up of being underpaid and getting substandard healthcare and other benefits, and struggling for basic needs like housing, while AMR […]

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