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

United, we show lawmakers why our ratified contrac...

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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Segall, Bristlol and Grubb review ratification vote procedure.

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 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

DOC Interest Arbitration Update: Decision issued 9...

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

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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General Government Bargaining Team celebrates after reaching tentative agreement on 2017-19 contract.

BULLETIN: 6% pay raises, hold-the-line on health c...

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

No contract agreement yet – calls to governor mo...

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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RALLY AUG 31: #InvestInWA

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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From left: Bright, Herbold and Salazar.

Seattle City Council unanimously backs WFSE/AFSCME...

All nine members of the Seattle City Council are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to support “geographic pay” (sometimes called “locality pay”) for state employees living in high-cost areas. Local 304 member Brooks Salazar and Dale Bright, president of the Martin Luther King County Central Labor Council, accepted the signed letter […]

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Latest bargaining update: Time for action in General Government!

Latest bargaining update: Time for action in Gener...

General Government Bargaining Update 8/9/16 THE FACTS: Our General Government Bargaining Team met for their latest round of bargaining Aug. 8 and 9. This capped two weeks of negotiations where the General Government team worked into the night to move as many articles forward as the focus intensifies on our […]

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