Our View, 12/2016

Our View, 12/2016

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This edition of Our View, WFSE’s monthly cable/YouTube program, features: Labor’s victories in Washington State’s November election; Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she will support Pres. Trump on key labor issues he brought up during the campaign; Minister of Foreign Trade, Netherlands and the economic value of supporting education.

Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez

Condolences for family, colleagues of slain Tacoma...

A message from WFSE/AFSCME President Sue Henricksen to the members of Tacoma Police Union Local 6, AFL-CIO, in wake of last night’s tragic shooting death of Tacoma PD officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez: “As President of the Washington Federation of State Employees Council 28, I would like to extend our deepest […]

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BULLETIN! Life insurance open enrollment extended through Dec. 16, 2016

BULLETIN! Life insurance open enrollment extended ...

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The deadline to enroll in or increase your optional life insurance for yourself or eligible dependents has been extended from Nov. 30 to Dec. 16. The extension came because the Health Care Authority has been overwhelmed by sign ups. Here are details provided by the Health Care Authority: Life insurance […]

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IVP AFSCME Strong Report

IVP AFSCME Strong Report

Report of the Northwest IVPs (9/16) AFSCME STRONG Report AFSCME International (IU) staff engaged in the AFSCME STRONG Campaign gave presentations in two areas where the IU has refocused their efforts: Modernizing Member Communication Over the course of the last year, IU surveys have shown that members are simply not […]

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Tips for a union-friendly Thanksgiving — and Black Friday

Tips for a union-friendly Thanksgiving -- and Blac...

From our friends at Labor 411: A feast for all As you celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with living wages and a great working environment. Consult […]

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MINUTES LNI Policy Committee 6/26/16

L&I POLICY COMMITTEE MINUTES WFSE COUNCIL 28 JUNE 26, 2016, SATURDAY Members present:   313 976 1253   Kyle Grayson   Beth Gravely   Stacy Copland   Deborah Haigh Ismael Rodriguez 443 Danielle Bond   Thornton Alberg Gary Orsborn ALT   Imelda Ang     Megan Bjornberg EXC     […]

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MINUTES TR Policy Committee 10/1/16

Transportation Policy Committee Meeting October 1, 2016 Meeting brought to order at 11:55 am Roll Call: Policy Chair, Larry Flue; Policy Vice Chair, Sam Schneider; Secretary, Georgina Willner Members Present – 9 members including Executive present out of 37 delegates elected – several positions are still not filled. Staff, Stacey […]

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MINUTES NR Policy Committee 10/1/16

OCTOBER 1, 2016 Natural Resource Policy Committee Meeting Minutes Kathy Conaway 11:20 AM: Meeting Called to Order. Committee Secretary Llyn Doremus was excused. At the Chair’s request, Kathy Conaway volunteered to serve as Clerk for the meeting, and the Chair appointed her to take the minutes. A roll call of […]

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Voter receiving ballot through mail

ALERT! The election’s not over until all ballots...

ALERT! The election’s not over until all ballots are counted. And our endorsed candidates in the 5th, 19th and 30th districts likely will need all votes counted to make sure they’re elected. For instance: • In the 5th District, our endorsed candidate Sen. Mark Mullet’s lead is only 907 votes. […]

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Open enrollment update: Here are remaining Benefit...

It’s the last week of the Health Benefits Fairs where you can get information if you want to switch health plans or need to act during this one-time-only window period on the optional life insurance. Open enrollment ends Nov. 30. Here is the schedule of remaining Health Benefits Fairs: Bellingham […]

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