2012 Media Coverage


This page contains a listing of news items featuring Puget Sound Sage.  Older items are located in the archive to the right.

Workers claim hazardous working conditions at Sea-Tac Airport
King 5 News – December 13, 2012

 

Labor group alleges safety hazards at Sea-Tac
KIRO TV – December 13, 2012

 

State to investigate claims of unsafe conditions at Sea-Tac
KOMO News – December 13, 2012

 

Port will hire outside lawyer to review CEO’s board post
The Seattle Times – September 12,2012

 

Alaska Airlines should hire contractors that pay a living wage
The Seattle Times – August 22,2012

 

Seattle’s low-wage workforce is barely getting by
Seattle Times – July 27, 2012

 

How to support Waste Management strikers
The STAND – July 25, 2012

 

New Bellevue Walmart talks wages and autographed crab
Puget Sound Business Journal – June 28, 2012

 

Brown Bag with Seattle City Council: TOD that’s Healthy, Green & Just
Seattle City Council Brown Bag – June 27, 2012

 

Getting transit-oriented development right in Rainier Valley
Crosscut – June 25, 2012

 

Walmart’s Bellevue move rouses local opposition
Seattle Times – June 23, 2012

 

New report links rent hikes to light rail
Q13 FOX – June 11, 2012

 

Development woes — Is gentrification imminent for the Rainier Valley?
Northwest Asian Weekly – May 24, 2012

 

All aboard
Real Change – May 23, 2012

 

Railroaded
The Stranger – May 22, 2012

 

Not even punny: Airline profits soar, employees left holding the bag
EOI – May 22, 2012

 

Puget Sound Sage Study Highlights Threat of Displacement in Rainier Valley
Transportation for Washington Blog – May 22, 2012

 

Transit Oriented Development that’s Healthy, Green & Just
Reconnecting America – May 18, 2012

 

Are Sea-Tac Wages Fair?
KUOW’s The Conversation – May 18, 2012

 

Light Rail and Racial Justice in Seattle
Sightline – May 15, 2012

 

Report: Alaska profits at expense of SeaTac workers
The STAND – May 15, 2012

 

Sage Study Claims Light Rail is Pushing Minorities Out of Rainier Valley
Stranger Slog – May 15, 2012

 

Low wage Sea-Tac workers fighting for better pay
King 5 News – May 14, 2012

 

Light rail driving up rents in the Rainier Valley
King 5 News – May 14, 2012

 

Report: Low Seattle hotel wages amount to ‘hidden subsidy’
USA Today – April 27, 2012

 

Walmart Can Cost Surrounding Communities Millions In Lost Wages, Economic Activity: Study
Huffington Post – April 25, 2012

 

What It Really Costs When Walmart Comes to Town
CNBC – April 25, 2012

 

Are Seattle Hotel Working Conditions Unfair?
KUOW’s The Conversation – April 23, 2012

 

Does Walmart help or hurt local communities?
Mercer Island Reporter – April 17, 2012

 

Survey says Rainier Beach transit misses the bus
Real Change – April 11, 2012

 

Sound Transit Rejects Ads Criticizing Sea-Tac Jobs
KUOW – April 6, 2012

 

City council asks Port of Seattle to improve truck safety
King 5 – March 9, 2012

 

A national blue-green alliance gets a big push in Seattle
Episcopal News Service – March 5, 2012

 

Port of Seattle truckers end 2-week walkout; talks to continue
Seattle Times – February 14, 2012

 

Port of Seattle truckers heading back to work
Seattle Times – February 14, 2012

 

Short-haul truckers heading back to work after two-weeks out
KPLU – February 14, 2011

 

Truck drivers end strike at Port of Seattle
King 5 News – February 14, 2012

 

High stakes for port drivers
Socialist Worker – February 13, 2012

 

Truck drivers protest Port of Seattle
MyNorthwest – February 13, 2012

 

Publicola: Assessment #3
Publicola – February 13, 2012

 

Port of Seattle truckers rally as walkout passes second week
Seattle Times – February 13, 2012

 

Hundreds rally to support Seattle port short-haul truckers
The STAND – February 13, 2012

 

Truck drivers protest unsafe conditions at Port of Seattle
KIRO 7 – February 12, 2012

 

Seattle port truckers on strike
Workers World – February 11, 2012

 

Strike at the Seattle Port: Truckers Buck an Unfair System
Policy Shop – February 10, 2012

 

Short-haul truck issue at Port of Seattle unresolved
Puget Sound Business Journal – February 10, 2012

 

Port of Seattle drivers in second week of walk out; demand safe work conditions
Examiner – February 9, 2012

 

Faith and community groups rallying for short haul truckers
KPLU – February 6, 2012

 

A belated payday for protesting Seattle Port truckers
Seattle Times – February 7, 2012

 

Independent truckers go after companies they say owe them money
King 5 News – February 7, 2012

 

Port truckers stay off work to protest labor conditions
Seattle Times – February 2, 2012

 

Hundreds of truck drivers walk off job at Port of Seattle
King 5 News – February 3, 2012

 

This week in the War on Workers: Workers fight back at ports, warehouses, and more
Daily Kos – February 4, 2012

 

Cleaner Air In L.A. Ports Comes At A Cost To Truckers
NPR – January 19, 2012

 

Sweet Victories: Lessons for 2012
The Nation – January 5th, 2012