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GENERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

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NEWS

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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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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Voting Assistance Centers for General Government

Voting Centers offer onsite opportunities for you to get answers to questions about the 2017-2019 Tentative Agreement. Updated 9/29/16   9/29/16 8am-5pm Olympia Field Office-5th Floor, 906 Columbia Street SW 98501 8am-5pm Tacoma Field Office, 6003 Tacoma Mall Blvd 98409 8:30-11am Olympia DOC Central Lunchroom 9-10am Port Orchard DOC 10am-1pm […]

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DOC Interest Arbitration Update: Decision issued 9/26/16

9/26/16 UPDATE - Interest arbitration decision issued BULLETIN: After several months of bargaining and a week-long arbitration, the arbitrator's decision is in and has many significant gains! Keep in mind all DOC employees will get the 6% COLA over the life of the 2017-2019 Contract in addition to the base […]

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RATIFICATION General Government

Updated 9/14/16 1:00pm CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiation of the 2017-19  TENTATIVE AGREEMENT (TA) between WFSE and the state of Washington covering GENERAL GOVERNMENT contract concluded on 9/13/16. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) This is a summary that highlights and explains the most significant provisions of the Tentative Agreement (TA) reached between […]

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BULLETIN: 6% pay raises, hold-the-line on health care costs, more vacation leave in General Government tentative agreement

9/13/16 5:30 P.M. BULLETIN: Tentative agreement reached on new General Government contract with 6 percent raise over two years, hold-the-line health care article, first increase in vacation time in 40-plus years Tentative agreement was reached earlier today (Sept. 13) on a new contract with across-the-board raises of 6 percent over […]

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Seattle members take Locality Pay to the Governor

King County members rallied at Seattle's Fishermans Terminal in hopes of catching Governor Inslee's attention as he attended an event to christen the Blue North fishing vessel. Members on the terminal were flanked by kayaking members in the water, both groups chanting, waving signs  and leafletting to bring attention to […]

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No contract agreement yet – calls to governor more important than ever

PERSISTENCE We negotiated into the late night Wednesday and Thursday but have yet to reach agreement with the governor’s office on a new contract. Another bargaining session is being scheduled. We must continue to fight for a strong contract with fair pay, affordable health care and respect. That’s why we […]

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Call the Governor daily

TAKE ACTION TODAY Call Gov Inslee: 1-360-902-4111 Phone Message: Hi, my name is (NAME) & I want to leave a message for the governor. Please tell him to stop the revolving door of state employment. Invest in public employees by supporting real raises and no increases in health care costs […]

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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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TEAM RESOURCES

TEAM INFORMATION

  • Lead Negotiators: Greg Devereux and Amy Spiegel
  • Supplemental Bargaining Negotiators:
    • AGR – Lewis Woods
    • DOT – Bob Keller
    • DOC – Anita Hunter
    • DSHS – Amy Spiegel

SCHEDULE

  • NEGOTIATIONS:  SEP 13, Red Lion Hotel – Olympia

Henricksen Stanley delivers the 99% behind message to governor's chief of staff David Postman. Thank you, Senator Karen Fraser for talking about 99% below market rate. Labor and Industries members Laura Farley (left) and Sarah Moran get ready for Unity Rally because s strong contract matters. They ensure Quality Assurance for WA L&I and they're on the scene as the Unity Rally is about to begin.
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Labor and Industries members Laura Farley (left) and Sarah Moran get ready for Unity Rally because s strong contract matters.

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