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Strike Report! Marysville, WA Starbucks Workers Shut Down Store in Successful 3-Day Strike

Bia Lacombe, Community Organizer in the Office of Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant “There should be a national walkout day, where no Starbucks is open.” This past weekend, unionizing workers at a Starbucks store in Marysville, WA went on strike for three consecutive days, forcing management to shut down the store! As they picketed outside […]

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Councilmember Sawant Congratulates Starbucks Workers at Broadway & Denny on a Unanimous Vote to Unionize the First Seattle Store of the Company!

SEATTLE – Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle), chair of the Sustainability and Renters’ Rights Committee, attended the union election meeting with Starbucks workers at the Broadway & Denny store, in Seattle’s District 3. Sawant released the following statement on their unanimous vote to form a union: “Congratulations to Starbucks workers in Seattle, organized as Seattle […]

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Councilmember Sawant Urges Solidarity with Striking Sand and Gravel Teamsters, Supports Mass Action to Win Strike

March 3, 2022

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FAQ – Why Seattle’s Pandemic Eviction Moratorium Must be Extended Through the End of the Public Health Emergency

THIS TUESDAY, Feb. 22 at 2 PM, the City Council will vote on my office’s resolution to extend the eviction moratorium through the end of the COVID emergency. Can you call in to public comment to demand Councilmembers vote YES? What you can do to help keep the eviction moratorium in place:Testify to the City Council this […]

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How to Give Public Comment to the Seattle City Council

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: At 12:00 PM on the day of the Council Meeting, go to this webpage and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. All you have to do at this stage is take 30 seconds to sign up. You don’t have to call into the City Council meeting until 2:00 PM. […]

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Press Release: Sawant to Introduce Legislation to Extend Eviction Moratorium Through End of Public Health Emergency

February 14, 2022

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Press Release: Sawant congratulates Starbucks workers for City Council Resolution Victory


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Stand with Starbucks Workers Leaflet for Tuesday, February 1st Public Testimony

Please also share the FB event: https://fb.me/e/27JlQ3nRq

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Model Union Resolution in support of Starbucks workers:

WHEREAS: All workers need to make a decent, family-supporting wage regardless of what kind of work they do, together with full coverage health insurance, paid time off and a predictable schedule that allows them to plan the rest of their lives; and WHEREAS: Union representation is the best way to secure these things, therefore all […]

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My Letter to the MLK Labor Council, Urging Them to Publicly Support My Office’s Resolution in Solidarity with Starbucks Workers


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