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WFSE 2023-2025 contract voting is taking place online as well as in person. Find an in-person event near you.
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.

They collect, protect and deliver our nation’s blood supply, yet the almost 3,000 American Red Cross workers are not being paid what they deserve, lack the staff to do their jobs effectively, face cuts to their health care and, over the course of the pandemic, have often gone without pay and adequate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Mindfulness can be a powerful tool for grounding and stress relief in today's world. Join us on May 4 for a free webinar with Kaiser Permanente on Cultivating Mindfulness. Note: You do not need to be enrolled in a Kaiser plan to attend.

Good news for federal student loan borrowers: This month, the Biden administration again extended the pause on student debt repayment – this time through Aug. 31.

In a coordinated effort, over 400 Western State Hospital and Eastern State Hospital employees signed petitions demanding safe working conditions and fair compensation. Both petitions were delivered to management over the last week.

The information below is for state agencies under the General Government contract. (For all other contracts, click here.)

For information on bargaining 2023-25 contracts, check the Bargaining Updates page.

AFSCME members and working families are celebrating the Supreme Court confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose life experience and extraordinary legal career make her uniquely attuned to the challenges working people face.

The Senate confirmed Jackson today by a vote of 53-47. President Joe Biden nominated her as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in February after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement.