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Big day tomorrow with more unity events around the state

We can’t get ahead when we’re 99 percent behind. And that goes for the entire state. You’ve all heard that the state’s latest salary survey shows that we’re falling farther and farther behind as the pay gap between state employees and counterparts in other parts of the economy is growing. That’s right, 99 percent of …

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General Government bargaining update 6/24/16

General Government Bargaining Team update 6/24/1 THE FACTS Our General Government Bargaining Team reached tentative agreements on six more articles for our next contract in the latest round of bargaining June 22 and 23. This is the team you elected to carry our message to the bargaining table. That brings the total number of tentative …

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MEDIA First contract rally draws 564, generates media buzz

MEDIA June 21, 2016 – In the first of a summer-long series of events around the state, members at Labor and Industries HQ in Tumwater. WFSE.org/99-below In a press release, AFSCME Council 28 points to some alarming indicators, including the state’s latest salary survey that shows 99 person of state employees are paid below market …

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JUN21 We can’t get ahead when 99% are behind

See MEDIA coverage:  JUN 21 99% of state employees are paid below market rate That’s right. 99%.  State employees are paid less than private and public sector counterparts. We can’t afford to be left behind again. Union contract negotiations are underway – a perfect time to let agency  leadership know this is unacceptable. We need …

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Team, members across state telling governor, management: A strong contract matters

General Government Bargaining Team update 6/9/16 Download Bulletin Board version: GGBT 2016 UPDATE 61016 The facts: Our General Government Bargaining Team moves forward with dozens of tentative agreements; get ready for more worksite actions and the June 29 Day of Action to support a strong contract Our General Government Bargaining Team reached tentative agreements on …

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At the table, at your worksite, at the Legislature: General Government bargaining begins

General Government Bargaining Team update 5/19/16 Download summary to post on bulletin boards, hand out: GGBT 2016 UPDATE LAYOUT 51916 The facts: Our General Government Bargaining Team began formal negotiations with Gov. Jay Inslee’s team on May 17. This is the team you elected to carry your message to the bargaining table. It came after …

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Mission Critical breaks out — and then here was Baby Jayden!

Social media and then mainstream media picked up on Tuesday’s May 17 Mission Critical Unity Breaks in support of a strong contract — for the people who make Washington work, thanks to the dedication of state employees! See the many photos of these events from around the state on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wfsec28/ And learn …