News

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.

Our View, Nov 2017

This month's program features: Coverage of the WFSE convention with AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders and Gov. Jay Inslee. Also, how a so-called right to work (for less) state holds down the workers but also other citizens of the state. In addition, while Labor Day weekend is a fun an relaxing time for many, its benefits aren't extended to 30% of American workers.

Live from WFSE HQ: Open Enrollment

LIVE FROM WFSE HQ: Today is opening day for Open Enrollment for state employee health care. Let’s take a look at what’s changed and what’s new.

VIDEO:  Here today with WFSE President Sue Henricksen (Local 53) and Exec Director Greg Devereux.

Open enrollment for 2018 state employee health benefits starts Wednesday. First benefit fair Tuesday at UW.

For state agency and higher education members.

Stronger Unions, Stronger Communities

Today, our union released a report showing why standing strong together, we make our communities stronger.

Why are we doing this?

We’re standing up for the freedom of working people to join together in strong #unions because each day around the country unions give working people the power in numbers they need to make our communities stronger.

BULLETIN! Appeals court blocks Freedom Foundation’s attempt to violate your privacy

The Washington Court of Appeals today upheld Federation members’ right to privacy and upheld the union’s appeal against the Freedom Foundation.

In a unanimous decision, the court blocked the Freedom Foundation’s attempt to get your dates of birth – which in this day and age opens the door to all kinds of privacy, safety and security breaches.

Questions & Answers

Who is the “Freedom” Foundation and how are they funded?

LEARN MORE AT FREEDOM FOUNDATION FACTS