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We won because we showed decisions-makers and the public that our fight is not just for our jobs and families, but for our communities as well.
On Tuesday, September 13, WFSE members took to the streets in Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Olympia, Bellingham and Tri-Cities to deliver this message: An unfair state worker contract puts Washingtonians at risk.

MoU Review: Targeted Pay Increases

WFSE members at community colleges have approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) bringing raises to targeted state employee/college job classifications--with a 99% ratification vote.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

Thanks to engaged WFSE members and a robust union contract, we don’t have non-merit staff providing unemployment insurance or employment services within our state. We don’t contract out.

5/26/22 Update: WFSE members have voted overwhelmingly in support of additional increases for targeted job classifications.

American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract. The protests are being held in Washington; Lansing, Michigan; Peoria, Illinois; Hartford, Connecticut; Pomona, California; and San Diego.

Over 200 WFSE members, community and family gathered in Olympia at WFSE headquarters on May 1 to celebrate May Day.