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The Early Learning Center on the Everett Community College campus is in danger of being handed over to an outside contractor that will operate it as a limited-service daycare center. Our community of educators, workers, parents, and community have been left out of the process.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Monday joined President Joe Biden and members of his administration, as well as a bipartisan group of lawmakers, for 

The WFSE executive committee released the statement below regarding the shootings in Atlanta and the increase in anti-Asian racism across our country. WFSE leadership stands in solidarity with our Asian and Pacific Islander union siblings and their communities who are angry and grieving as a result of these despicable actions. 

For Immediate Release
March 19, 2021

WFSE received notification from the state that IT employees with pending IT cases will be notified Monday, March 22, on the status of the backlog.

The state received more than 1,000 requests following implementation of the new IT professional structure, and that backlog of cases has nearly been cut in half.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the status of your IT case, please contact your HR representative.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

Union activists at the Dept. of Transportation wouldn’t take no for an answer when their work was given to contractors. They won a $10k settlement.
The WFSE Executive Board sent a letter of support to our union siblings who work at Kroger and a letter to the Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen urging him to work with his employees.
If you received unemployment benefits in 2020 and have adjusted gross income of $150,000 or less, $10,200 of those unemployment benefits are excluded from gross income and exempt from federal income tax.

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.