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Union activists mobilized to prevent an irresponsible closing of Rainier School, home to 300 clients with developmental disabilities.

One hundred and twenty WFSE members from all parts of our union gathered virtually June 6 and 7 for the 2021 Rise Up Conference.

Did you miss the WFSE town hall on May 17? No worries. We've got you covered.

Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against COVID-19 run through America’s workplaces.

In a clear victory for solidarity and member action, Maleng Café, slated for a two-month closure to conserve funds, will now remain open.

“I am glad we have a union,” said Aster Morrow, who’s been a Food Service Worker Lead at the Café for 17 years. “Because if we didn’t have a union, it would be a different story.”

Café workers and their WFSE Member Action Team mobilized quickly to gather over 430 petition signatures from doctors, local residents, and WFSE union siblings who agreed that Maleng Café should stay open.

Workers in health care and social service industries are a big step closer to having safer workplaces.

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R.1195) by a bipartisan vote of 254 to 166. The bill requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a standard to prevent workplace violence in health care and social service assistance settings.

Dear union siblings,

I write this with a broken heart. We now mourn the loss of another one of our union siblings, friends, coworkers, and confidants due to domestic violence. We grapple with the tragedy of a child experiencing life-threatening harm and left to navigate the rest of her life without her mother.