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Workers overlooked in safety inspection of Sea-Tac fuel operations

On Oct. 5, Working Washington issued the following statement in response to news of an FAA inspection of safety issues in Sea-Tac fueling operation. Two days after Sea-Tac aircraft fuelers announced their overwhelming vote to authorize a strike for safety & fairness, the FAA has reportedly been called in to look into the serious safety…

Our political leaders, candidates and policies shouldn’t be for rent.

99roses

By Nathan Jackson 99% SuperPACs have been meeting from South to North Seattle and across from Tacoma to Bellevue. We are dedicated groups coming together to bring forward the issues that really matter to the 99%: good jobs, affordable healthcare, and political system that isn’t rigged against us. We learn about what causes these problems,…

Today marks 63 years of Sea-Tac: time to make our airport a first class facility for workers.

Sea-Tac Tarmac and Terminal with Plane in foreground 1950

by Nate Jackson On July 9th, 1949 — exactly 63 years ago — thousands of curious folks gathered around the new main terminal of Sea-Tac Airport to see the facilities. The mood was exciting: propeller planes roared on the runway, newspaper and TV cameras snapped away, and regular people explored the terminal with its brand-new…