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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Familias Unidas por La Justicia ends Sakuma Farms boycott, unionization vote scheduled

Excerpt: Read­ers, here’s some very encour­ag­ing news from our broth­ers and sis­ters at Famil­ias Unidas por La Jus­ti­cia that we just received min­utes ago: Dear Sup­port­ers: As of today, Saku­ma Broth­ers Farms and Famil­ias Unidas por La Jus­ti­cia have mutu­al­ly agreed to con­duct a secret bal­lot elec­tion with­in the next 8 days. The elec­tion will deter­mine if the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security
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Another breakthrough: Sound Transit reports that North Link tunnel mining is complete!

Excerpt: The con­tract­ing team work­ing to dig the tun­nels need­ed to bring Link light rail to North­gate via the Uni­ver­si­ty Dis­trict and Roo­sevelt has suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed its min­ing work, Sound Tran­sit announced today. The mile­stone was actu­al­ly reached yes­ter­day when a tun­nel bor­ing machine oper­at­ed by con­trac­tor JCM North­link LLC holed through to the con­struc­tion retrieval […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Public Planning
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