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Local delegates, executive board members, and member of PEOPLE, our union's political action fund, came together on April 27 to decide which candidates our union endorses in a critical 2024 election season.
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.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden administration halted all federal student loan repayments. After the national COVID-19 emergency ended in March 2023, Congress passed a law preventing further extensions. As a result, payments resumed in October.

For people whose student loan repayments have started up again, there’s good news.

WFSE’s 50th Biennial Convention, coinciding with the 80th year of our union’s history, took place from October 6-8 in SeaTac, WA. 

Not a union member? Join our movement here!

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