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Labor Education and Research Center has lots of resources

Looking for classes on organizing or shop steward training? Want to find out about labor history in our state? How about checking out a labor video for your next member meeting? You can find all of this and much more through the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center at which is located at the Georgetown Campus branch of South Seattle Community College.

Labor and Working-Class History Association (LWCHA)

LAWCHA is an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing. Visit their website at where you can find labor history news, events, actions, and more.

Workers' Rights Manual

This is an invaluable resource that offers easy access to lots of vital information about workers’ rights in Washington State.  It can be downloaded for free at The Labor Education and Research Center's website in both English & Spanish –

AFT Leadernet

AFT LeaderNet is a secure, registration-based Web site and is full of valuable resources and tools for affiliate leaders, staff and activists.

Declaring a Financial Emergency - Q&A

Financial Emergency Questions and Answers

There have been a number of questions about the potential action by the State Board for Community and Technical College’s (SBCTC) to declare a financial emergency. The following is an attempt to answer some of the questions that you may have, and hopefully to bring some clarity to what impact this has on your contract and what this means for you as faculty.

Links to Literacy Resources (ABE/ESL)

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has a great web page that contains links to various websites having to do with adult literacy, English as a Second Language, teaching to non-English speaking persons, learning materials and lesson plans, and much more.