Local 443 News

April 2020 General Meeting is tentatively scheduled as a web meeting. More information to come.

April 2020 meetings canceled
The April 2020 General Membership Meeting and all remaining Committee meetings till May 4, 2020 are hereby postponed.

Workshop: Igniting Engagement With Your Union

WhenSat Jan 25, 2020 9am – 12pm Pacific Time - Los Angeles

Last year, nearly half a million workers went on strike across the nation, the largest number since 1986, when

A bill that has been introduced in the House of Representatives would simplify the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for current and would-be participants.

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The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

Miranda Dwyer, Labor and Industries, receives a $500 Elsie Schrader grant in aid scholarship at the May 2018 General Membership meeting.

Congratulations to our June 2018 scholarship recipients!

The person in the top left is Ellie Potts.
The person in the top right is Alex Bogacz.
The person in the botton left is John Moelhman, Local 443 Scholarship Chair.
The person in the bottom right is Hailey Hall.

The Local 443  Executive Board will be holding elections for the following vacant board positions at the July 9th meeting :
1st Vice President
Organizing Chair
Trustee 1
If you are interested in becoming a more active member of your Union, join us at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be at the Local 443 office, located at 906 Columbia St SW, Suite 204, Olympia, WA.
For more information contact [email protected]

Negotiations are heating up and raises are on the grill!

Join Us!!
Rally For Raises
Monday, July 9th
Thurston County Fairgrounds

When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.