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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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Union Membership Equals major settlements for members in four agencies


Members in four agencies – Enterprise Services, Employment Security, Ecology and DSHS (Western State Hospital) -- have won settlements validating their work totaling nearly $60,000. All four came on unfair labor practice (ULP) complaints filed by the Federation.

One of the best legislative sessions in years thanks to WFSE/AFSCME members’ committed actions

The 2018 legislative session ended March 8 with a supplemental budget that cares about the people of the state and the quality services we provide.

Sen. Bernie Sanders interviews AFSCME's Lee Saunder on "JANUS: The Case That Could Destroy Unions, Part I" Compelling. Scary.

This is the Federation Hotline updated March 9.

REPORT UPDATED 3/9/18

One of the best legislative sessions in years thanks to WFSE/AFSCME members’ committed actions

The 2018 legislative session ended Thursday night (March 8) with a supplemental budget that cares about the people of the state and the quality services we provide.

Our ABHS bargaining team needs to hear from you!

Tell us what you think of these proposals. Send your EMAIL RESPONSE HERE.

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ABHS management wants to take away many of your rights. What will you do to help stop these takeaways and win a strong Union contract?

Big win for WSU-Puyallup members

Members of the new WFSE/AFSCME bargaining unit at Washington State University’s Puyallup Research and Extension Center today (March 7) voted unanimously to immediately come under the current, 2017-2019 union contract for WSU members.