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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.

WFSE Local 304 members at Seattle Colleges are speaking up about cuts to frontline staff, faculty and students and the need for revenue reform to save our community colleges. 

WFSE’s Executive Director Leanne Kunze was elected to the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) Executive Board.

WSLC represents 500,000 rank-and-file union members throughout the state in over 600 local unions and councils. Leanne’s election to the board is a reflection of WFSE’s important position as a fighter for working families in the state of Washington.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders praised the House of Representatives for passing the American Rescue Plan on Saturday and urged the Senate to follow suit as soon as possible.

The WFSE General Government Bargaining Team has negotiated a memorandum of understanding (MoU), protecting seniority for high-risk employees on leave without pay. Voting instructions and your new PIN have been sent to your personal email on file.

*If you have not provided your personal email to WFSE or did not receive your PIN, click here.

Does your legislator know why it's critical to fund your job? Do they know who is affected when caseloads balloon or funding for basic services is slashed?

There is good news for AFSCME members looking to pursue higher education. AFSCME Free College has made its bachelor’s degree completion program a permanent benefit.

That means that AFSCME members and their families can earn a bachelor’s degree for free, making an even wider choice of career options a possibility for more people.