Thousands of construction workers to start strike Thursday

A general view of Climate Change Arena as it undergoes construction in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Thousands of Washington construction workers are planning to go on strike Thursday, after members of the Northwest Carpenters Union voted to reject the latest offer from Associated General Contractors.

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The union says the strike could impact some local construction projects. That includes the Microsoft campuses in Redmond and Sammamish, and the new Bellevue Plaza. Other projects, like Climate Pledge Arena, are protected from strikes.

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