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OLYMPIA, Wash. – A measure in the Washington State Legislature could bring greater transparency to government contracting.

WFSE leaders from 41 different locals across Washington gathered on May 31 and June 1, learning the best ways to organize for success within their locals.

Our union applauds the nomination of longtime Service Employees International Union (SEIU) lawyer, Nicole Berner, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

A recent Treasury Department report titled, “Labor Unions and the Middle Class,” was the subject of a conversation at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that highlighted the role of unions in making the economy stronger.

WFSE has a new Executive Board, the statewide body of members that conduct the business of our union between conventions. When convention is not in session, it is the highest governing body of our union.

Sign up for the online Climate Change session here.

5.6 million Washington residents in areas of drought. Nearly 2,000 wildfires in one season, burning over 400 homes. On both sides of the state, climate change is wreaking havoc and causing catastrophe. But what does WFSE have to do with this? 

What can our union negotiate regarding healthcare rates, where are prices going up/down and why? Find out from WFSE Executive Director Kurt Spiegel, who sits on the Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB).

Workers vote unanimously to join AFSCME Council 28/WFSE as TAM Workers United, Washington's first multi-department art museum union.

Want to organize a union at your cultural institution? Get started here.