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

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From October 6-8, 2023, WFSE will hold our 50th Biennial Convention at the DoubleTree Hotel in Seatac, WA. As this convention coincides with the 80th year of our union, WFSE Executive Committee determined the theme for this year’s convention to be History Built, Future Bound.

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AFSCME members in Hawaii urgently need our help.

Please donate to our union’s Fallen Heroes Fund so we can send help to members affected by the wildfires in Hawaii, particularly those in the island of Maui.

AFSCME nurses from affiliates with tens of thousands of members in the health care sector met with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra this month to share their concerns about the nationwide staffing crisis that is putting health care workers and patients at risk.

As part of its Staff the Front Lines nationwide bus tour, AFSCME will be holding job fairs in cities across the country to recruit people who are interested in good, union jobs working in public service.

WFSE members with a correct home address on file are receiving postcards celebrating our new union contracts that went into effect on July 1, 2023. 

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MINNEAPOLIS – AFSCME’s Staff the Front Lines bus tour made a stop here today and featured the first hiring hall of the summer.

Minnesota House Majority Leader Jamie Long and Deputy Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget Erin Campbell joined members of AFSCME Council 5 and AFSCME Council 65 to encourage Minnesotans to apply for open public service jobs.

The press conference took place outside Minneapolis’ United Labor Center, where a hiring hall took place this morning. Employers from eight Minnesota state agencies attended the event.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – AFSCME’s Staff the Front Lines national bus tour got underway Monday with a stop in this western New York city.

Mayor Malik Evans, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and New York Assemblymember Harry Bronson joined AFSCME Council 66 members to encourage New Yorkers to apply for open public service jobs.