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After a bizarre disinformation campaign by a billionaire-funded, anti-worker think tank, spoken language interpreters who take appointments from the Department of Labor and Industries (LNI) have voted to unionize and join the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE), AFSCME Council 28

The impacts of HB 1533, a bill our members fought for and passed, felt as the latest Freedom Foundation request for public employees' personal information is shot down by the Supreme Court.

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.

On next-to-last day of session, members thank lawmakers for PSERS bill while waiting for budget release

As this update was written, we were still awaiting the release of the final compromise supplemental budget. It has to be today because tomorrow is the 60th and final day of the 2018 legislative session. We don't expect any surprises in the final budget.

BULLETIN: UW students and Local 3488 Laundry workers unite against privatizing

A delegation of Local 3488 members from the University of Washington Laundry reached out to UW student groups and forged a partnership that aims to oppose privatizing this vital public service.

Here's a fun way to celebrate Women's History Month - grab some colored pencils and print out the NYSUT Women's Committee Coloring Book.

The coloring book was created for participants of NYSUT's first-ever conference on women's priorities called "Speak Up, Stand Up, Step Up" held in March 2017.

Sign up now for candidate training March 28-30 in Yakima

If you're a union member thinking about running for the city council, school board, or some other elected public office, time is running out to sign up for the Path to Power candidate training. 

Path to Power training

Inslee, Ferguson call out "Falsehood" Foundation, explain why coalition of 20 states backs public employees at the United States Supreme Court

In a "point-counterpart" pair of guest editorials in Sunday's Tacoma News Tribune, Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson debated a representative from what one Local 53 member dubbed the "Falsehood Foundation" over the Janus case now before the United States Supreme Court.