CSD Ad Hoc Follow-up - The Rubber Hits the road

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Posted by: Gayle Chamberlain-Smith The collaborative atmosphere of the CSD Ad Hoc meeting between the CSD Management Team & your CSD Leadership Team was a total pleasure w/a shared focus of how we might more effectively work together. However, we all know the proof is in the outcome & (hoo-rah!) […]

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HRSA Saved

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Posted by: Karen Mork On Thursday, April 8th, HRSA announced the potential layoff of 89 member positions (started at 109). Friday, Executive Director Greg Devereux, WFSE VP Sue Henrickson, Director of Bargaining Cecil Tibbets, Field Rep Perry Gordon and myself met with Doug Porter, Assistant Secretary of DSHS (one under […]

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Share your safety concerns

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Pursuant to the supplemental agreement, Council 28 and the Department or Corrections are preparing to meet, discus, and resolve issues pertaining to your personal safety. The process starts with by submitting your safety concerns to the team.  If you wish to submit an issue or topic send it to tonj@wfse.org.

DOC Statewide UMCC Meeting Minutes 3/23/10

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DRAFT In Attendance:  Anmarie Aylward (AA), Todd Dowler (TD),  T. Chadwick (TC), Jim Harms (JH), Stefani Meusborn-Marsh (SM),  Gerald Brown (GB), Scott Blonien (JSB), Iris Peterson (IP), Aaron Cole (AC), Judy Kusch (JK),  Joanna Prideaux (JP), Stacie Garcia (SG), Doug Butcher (DB), Ginger Richardson (JR), Sherri-Ann Burke (SB) Pre Agenda […]

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Follow ups promised on DSHS Community Services Di...

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At last week’s (Jan. 28) meeting of the DSHS Community Services Division Ad Hoc Union/Management Communications Committee, the Federation team reached agreement to receive follow-up on a long list of issues. Included: continued allowance of flexible schedules so that employees can serve more clients, especially those who work during the […]

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PLCC gets unexpected bi-partisan public support at...

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Pine Lodge Corrections Center for Women in Medical Lake got unexpected bi-partisan public support at a Thursday hearing in the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee. In a hearing on a sentencing alternative bill, Senate Majority Leader Sen. Lisa Brown, D-3rd Dist., was asked by committee member Sen. Val Stevens, […]

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WFSE CSD Leadership team ROCKS with CSD Managemen...

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Posted by: Randy Kurtz Today the leadership met for the first of two meetings with CSD management team. Feelings from all members on both sides were positive. A lot of constructive conversation was had with the hope that the job members do within the CSD plan is successful. Check out […]

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Ecology push for stricter WMS limits

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Ecology members who have studied the growth of the Washington Management Service in depth used a hearing Monday on a bill limiting special pay for WMS employees to push for further reforms. Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-26th Dist., called the special pay freeze for WMS and exempt employees a “common sense […]

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MINUTES Public Safety Caucus 5/2008

PUBLIC SAFETY CAUCUS MEETING MAY 15, 2008 RED LION SEATAC PRESENT: Bill Copland, Co Chair (Commissioner) Jeff Brown, Co Chair Robert Milton, Co Chair Alice Rogers, Secretary Chris Leyendecker Terri VanAusdle Carol Dotlich Ginger Richardson Betsy McConnel Gutierrez Greg Davis Brian Gralapp Judith Lang STAFF:  Matt Zuvich, April Sims The […]

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MINUTES Public Safety Caucus 4/2008

PUBLIC SAFETY CAUCUS MEETING APRIL 11, 2008 VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON Present: Staff: April Sims, Don Barber, Greg Davis, Matt Zuvich The meeting was called to order by April Sims. Introductions:   Everyone, including staff introduced themselves and stated where they were from. The group was polled to find out why they were […]

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