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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.

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WFSE’s custodial members at Bellevue College petition the Board of Trustees to rescind what would be the third shift change in less than 18 months.

Bargaining for Bellevue College and other Community College Coalition (CCC) begins soon.  Find information at https://ccc.wfse.org or text CCC to 237263 to receive bargaining updates.

The University of Washington Bargaining Team hard at work today (4/25/18) prepping for negotiations on the next, 2019-2021 contract.

Much at stake. It's about fair pay, benefits, working conditions. But also empowering UW members and changing lives.

#StrongerTogether #PowerUp

Find UW Bargaining information at
https://UW.wfse.org

New name -- Unified State Agencies Policy Committee -- and fresh start for former Miscellaneous group.

There’s a new name and fresh start for the union policy committee for more than 4,000 workers in such agencies as Commerce, Licensing and Health.

Public service workers across the country are losing their foothold in the middle class. So says an article in The New York Times this week that serves as a reminder of why labor unions are more needed now than ever.

Workers Memorial Day events planned throughout the state

Each year on Workers Memorial Day, April 28, working people throughout the world remember those who were hurt or killed on the job, and renew our struggle for safe workplaces.

Events are set for April 25 in Seattle and Everett, April 26 in Tumwater, April 27 at Western State Hospital (Lakewood) and Bellingham and April 28 in Spokane. The Workers Memorial event at the Department of Transportation took place April 4 in Olympia. 

Find Community College Coalition updates at
CCC.wfse.org

Text CCC to 237263 for text updates

Our statewide bargaining team met last Thursday and Friday to discuss contract proposals and develop new contract language in preparation for negotiations with management.

We need your help prioritizing our proposals by completing a short survey