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What's an employer to do, after its employees have chosen to unionize? Why, export the work to an out-of-state, for profit, and non-union company, that's what! Peace Health plans to evade its union contract with scores of lab techs in Whatcom County by oursourcing their jobs to out of the County. Absolutely classic union-busting 2.0.
Our own Heather Christianson is running for a position on the Whatcom Conservation Board, a local board that advises farmers. Unlike other elections, you have to request a ballot in advance or go to vote in person on March 14th.
If you miss the deadline to request a ballot:
Vote on March 14th at the Conservation District office at 6975 Hannegan Road.
Heather's website: https://www.peopleforheather.com/
The 42nd Legislative district's state senator - Doug Ericksen -should either resign or refund the taxpayers. He is collecting full salary from us Washington State taxpayers, and just accepted a post in the Trump Administration to help oversee dismantling the Environmental Protection Agency. Please see:
Thanks to the several-thousand folks who participated in the Womens' March on Saturday January 21. Strong motivation!
“Don’t Mourn, Organize!”
Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lecture Room, Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Avenue.
(Inauguration is at 9:00 a.m. our time)
From Talking Points Memo, download or listen to in-depth interviews with Keith Ellison and Tom Perez:
Across the country people are holding rallies to convince Congress to defund Planned Parenthood. We don't want to defund--we want to DEFEND!
Come demand that the Bellingham City Council divest $70 million from US Bank! Let's follow the example set by the Seattle City Council in the divestment of $3 billion from Wells Fargo. This is a follow up to our protest at US Bank on Saturday, 2/4.
On Saturday, January 7, the Whatcom Democrats' PCOs (Precinct Committee Officers) met for the special, biennial "reorganization" meeting. The officers were elected as follows:
Chair: Barbara Lewis
1st Vice Chair: Abe Jacobson
2nd Vice Chair: Andrew Reding
Treasurer: Peggy Borgens
Secretary: Charis Snyder-Gilbert
State Committeeman: Richard May
State Committeewoman: Tatum Kenn
Thanks to the 91 PCOs who took part.