December 19, 2014

UTU testimony earns coal project support

National and state labor unions are supporting a coal export project in Washington, calling it a chance for an economic boon to an area in financial distress.

State AFL-CIO leaders testified earlier this week in front of a committee of the King County Council that not only had the state chapter came out in support last year of the Gateway Pacific Terminal in Whatcom County, but also that the national AFL-CIO passed a resolution during its convention earlier this month in support of the project.

Read the complete story at Northwest Watchdog.org.