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ncreases in temp workers is "a trend that we’re seeing all over the economy as companies try to shed conventional, full-time employees in favor of independent contractors, subcontracted workers, or franchised employees.” ⁠ ⁠ 🔹⁠ We’re facing the same challenges in higher ed and we continue to be in solidarity with our striking UAW family . We'll fight with you until the end! ✊#SolidarityForever #UAWStrike ⁠ 🔹⁠ Read the full article from @theintercept at the link in our bio. Less than a week until our trans resource fair! The fair will feature a dozen local trans orgs and a presentation of results from our 2018-19 equity survey. ✊ The fair runs from 4-7pm on Thursday October 10 in Social Work Building 305. Check it out before/after the first membership meeting of the year, also in the social work building from 5:30-6:30. ✊ More info at the link in our bio!To the nearly 50,000 UAW workers engaged in a nationwide strike against General Motors and Aramark, we send our support from the state of Washington! ✊ Huge thanks to @wa_aflcio and everyone who signed on to this letter in solidarity with our striking UAW family, including @repjayapal @cm.kshama @cmtmosqueda @jkohlwelles and Shoreline City Councilmember Chris Roberts! #SolidarityForever ✊ Read the full letter at the link in our bio!"Every leap forward in our country's struggle for freedom and equality...was driven by collective public action of ordinary people demanding change." 🌱🌱🌱Join us tomorrow for the world climate strike! UAW members in Seattle will be meeting at the University Light Rail Station at 12:30pm. 🌱🌱🌱 Also check out this great article in @urbanistorg by 5 UAW 4121 members on the critical role of collective action in the fight for climate justice. Link in our bio! 🌱🌱🌱 #ClimateJustice #ClimateStrikeFrom The Stand: "Union membership in the Evergreen State actually grew in 2018 -- part of a trend that began in 2014. Representation is now close to 20% of the workforce, making Washington the third-most unionized state in the country." Read more at the link in our bio! ▫️ #UnionStrong #WorkerPowerNews outlets have recently started reporting that ICE officers may investigate international students/scholars on OPT. ◽️ Though there haven't yet been publicly recorded instances of this, we're working to ensure international students & scholars are protected. ◽️ For more on your rights and how members can get involved, check the link in our bio and join the International Solidarity Work Group! ◽️ #abolishice #internationalsolidarity #unionstrongSolidarity with our union siblings and fellow educators at @seattleea as they fight for a new contract! #unionstrong #workerpower Link to full story from @seattletimes in bio.Exciting news yesterday as Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution committing to a citywide Green New Deal! Our Local has been on the frontlines fighting with fellow labor and community groups for #climatejusticenow. Check out this article by @crosscut_news for more details (link in bio) and email climatejustice@uaw4121.org to get involved! #SeattleGreenNewDeal #GreenNewDeal #JustTransition #ClimateJusticeSave the date for our Fall Trans Resource Fair! We've got a number of amazing groups confirmed including @ingersollgendercenter @genderjusticewa @gaycity @lgbtq_allyship @thenwnetwork and more! RSVP at tiny.cc/transuw2019