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United, we show lawmakers why our ratified contracts and negotiated pay raises matter

Federation members decked out in AFSCME Green t-shirts packed a Senate budget hearing Monday (Nov. 14) – and the senators got the message that our ratified contracts and negotiated pay raises will go a long way to keeping the employees who provide vital social services, public safety, health and other […]

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Court upholds victory for CWU members against outsourcing

We’ll have more details next week, but a Kittitas County Superior Court judge on Tuesday (Oct. 25) upheld last year’s victory by Central Washington University members in Ellensburg against outsourcing their work. The court rejected the university’s appeal of the decision rendered earlier this year by the Public Employment Relations […]

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BULLETIN: ALL CONTRACTS RATIFIED!

The online votes are in and all 10 Federation contracts for 2017-2019 have been ratified. Online voting ended at 5 p.m. today (Sept. 30). All contracts were ratified by “overwhelming” margins, according to the Election Committee. The tally was certified at 5:32 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 by the Council […]

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RATIFICATION CWU

  TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) Articles Changed: Article 2 - Added new language to mirror change in federal law to include service animals. Article 4 - Housekeeping on how/where openings are posted and filed. Change in custodial assignments in that employees can be moved to a vacant position to […]

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Big news in Ellensburg! Tentative contract agreement reached at CWU

BULLETIN 9/8/16! Tentative contract agreement reached at Central Washington University The  Central Washington University Bargaining Team yesterday (Sept. 7) reached tentative agreement on a new two-year contract that will bring pay raises and other significant increases to non-economic articles. The amount of the across-the-board raises will be equal to the […]

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RALLY AUG 31: #InvestInWA

MEDIA KIRO 7  Natasha Chen  8/31/16  99 percent of Washington state employees paid less than their counterparts VIDEO: The Stand David Groves 9/1/16 State employees urge Inslee:  Close the gap WFSE/AFSCME  Tim Welch 8/31/16 At the Rotunda on #InvestInWA day: State can't get ahead when its workers are 99 percent […]

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It’s never too early to prepare for the ratification vote on your next contract

Most WFSE/AFSCME contracts are still in negotiation. But members say in previous years, they felt crunched when it came time to vote on the contract. Sometimes, contracts don’t wrap up until late September – but under the law, all contracts have to be ratified and forwarded to the governor’s budget […]

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CWU Bargaining Priorities

NEGOTIATIONS Local 330’s elected bargaining team is prepared to begin negotiating our 2017-2019 contract. Nominations and elections for the CWU bargaining team concluded last fall, and since then our representative bargaining team has been hard at work: Soliciting contract proposals and survey responses Crafting contract proposals from your submissions On […]

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Area Report - CWU 4/2016

Central Washington University (CWU): The Union had two demands to bargain at Central Washington. One pertained to the SURC Building. The Employer wanted to paint the SURC interiors. After polling the affected members the members agreed, they did not have the time to perform the job, and agreed to contract […]

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Area Report - CWU Police 4/2016

Central Washington University (CWU) Police Discussion have been ongoing regarding a proposed schedule for the CWU Police Department. Most recently we met with Chief Luvera and Eric Galbraith on 4/29/16 to finalize a tentative agreement on the schedule requested by the officers and necessary contractual amendments to allow for it […]

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TEAM INFORMATION

  • Bargaining Team Roster: Chris Everett, Skip Jensen, Kerry Neubauer, Jeff St. John, Chris Stebbins, Betty Hawkins, Robert Paul and Brad Rasmussen (all in Local 330). One vacancy exists.
  • Lead Negotiator: Bob Keller

SCHEDULE

  • NEGOTIATIONS: JUN 29-30

Send a message to your bargaining team!