Seattle Solidarity Network

Airport Workers Fix Payroll Issue with Seattle Solidarity Network’s Help

Workers at a new airport contractor recently found that they were facing a serious issue with their paystubs: employer-paid healthcare was being listed as part of their Gross Income. After raising the issue with management for several months and getting at first flat out rejection and later half-hearted promises, several workers got in touch with the Seattle Solidarity Network. After a demand delivery to SeaTac management and the contractor’s on-site office, the issue has been resolved!

SeaSol stops landlord evicting family for having a baby

In March 2018, SeaSol [the Seattle Solidarity Network] helped a family defeat an attempt by their landlords to evict them for having a second child. The property management company had established a clear pattern of targeting the family, and had denied a request to move to a larger unit only days before on false claims of damage to their unit

SeaSol Scores Quick Win Against Thieving Temp Agency

Early February 2018, SeaSol helped Karim defeat a wage theft attempt by temp agency LGC Hospitality. Despite initial resistance and cop-calling intimidation tactics, LGC Hospitality agreed to pay his wages and tips of $1600 within 24 hours after SeaSol and Karim delivered a demand letter at LGC’s office in Renton. The temp agency had refused to pay Karim for months, blaming him for their loss of timesheets and tip records.

Industrial Worker #1710 (November 2008)

The November 2008 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Seattle Solidarity Network wins first multi-worker strike

Seattle Solidarity Network are happy to announce that the two workers from La Lot restaurant they were supporting who went on strike against tip-theft last month have won their demands.

Workers strike at La Lot Vietnamese restaurant

Small strike begins at a Seattle restaurant.

Solidarity networks as a means of building resistance to austerity - Matthew Adams

A look at the uses of solidarity network-style organizing as a means to resist the effects of austerity measures and an overview of the usefulness of different tactical approaches.

Sterling Manor tenants win massive repairs from landlords

Direct action by Seattle residents gets the goods - forcing landlords to spend over $50,000 on fixing mould and decay problems at an apartment block in north Seattle.

Quick win in poverty-wages fight at White Center grocery store

SeaSol quickly wins $6,710 at a South Seattle grocery store.

Tenants campaign scares slumlord into fixing things up

SeaSol works with tenants in one building to win improvements from deadbeat landlord.