It's already being noted, both by legislators and comments to Inslee's press conference on social media, his rapid response to farm worker strikes over COVID concerns is much faster than his response to small business.
Thursday May 21st the Tri-City area schools will be silent, as over 80 percent (on average) of teachers voted to heed the advice of the teacher's union (WEA) and stage a one-day walkout. Much has been said about the difference between a strike and a walk-out. Are they still legal?
The latest update on proposed teacher strikes over Initiative 1351 funding appears to be spreading. The Washington Policy Center (WPC) reported Tuesday at least 8 West side districts will be closed April 21st, affecting over 40,000 students. This despite the FACT that by state law, teacher strikes are illegal.
Since the election of President Obama, and due to a number of national actions over the last few years, labor unions have been front page news almost daily. The question being asked frequently today is, do they still really deliver the 'goods' for their workers?