WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY Contract Negotiations

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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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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 WSU

CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiations of the 2017-19 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY contract concluded 9/13/16. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) Major Economic Gains Language agreeing to General Government compensation increases/General Salary Service Schedule: 2% increase effective 7/1/2017 (see Art. 24 & package proposal agreement) 2% increase effective 7/1/2018 (see Art. 24 & package […]

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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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BULLETIN! WSU unit votes to join WFSE/AFSCME!

A contract matters and that’s why another group of Washington State University workers has voted to form a union with the Washington Federation of State Employees/AFSCME and Local 1066. Members of the 12-person WSU Waste Management Surplus Unit on the Pullman campus voted 6-2 to form a bargaining unit with […]

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WSU members “feeling stronger than ever” after major show of support

A big show of support as Washington State University Local 1066 members joined a delegation of Federation members from around the state. Dozens of members stood up Wednesday (Aug. 17) for a World Class Contract at a university that proclaims it’s dedicated to World Class Values. The delegation urged WSU […]

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LUNCH w/ WSU Bargaining Team

Do you want fair wages? During contract negotiations, our WSU bargaining team has been focusing on attaining a contract with the following priorities: work schedules, temporary assignments, workplace behavior/disciplinary action processes, ensuring safe and stable working conditions, being provided with the proper tools and equipment, and a respectful and inclusive […]

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WSU Bargaining Priorities

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY Bargaining Priorities WHO ARE WE? WFSE/AFSCME Local 1066 represents over 200 employees at WSU. NEGOTIATIONS Local 1066’s elected bargaining team has been negotiating our 2017-2019 contract. Nominations and elections for the WSU bargaining team concluded last fall, and since then our representative bargaining team has been hard […]

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WSU Bargaining Team update

Washington State University Bargaining Team Update 5/12/16 Your Washington State University Bargaining Team met May 10 to go over contract proposal language submitted by members – proposals aimed at improving and strengthening our contract. The team comes together again June 14 to make a final review of our initial contract […]

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TEAM INFORMATION

  • Bargaining Team Roster:  Will Blanchard, Derek Jones, Lauren Frei, Debra Haupt, Matt Turcotte and Nathan Smith, all Local 1066, Pullman. Some vacancies exist.
  • Lead Negotiator:  Greg Devereux and Shannea Patterson.

SCHEDULE

  • JUL 25-26
  • AUG 2-3; AUG 17-18; AUG 31
  • SEP 1

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