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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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RATIFICATION TESC Classified

RATIFICATION TESC Classified

Updated 9/19/16 CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiations of the 2017-19 THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (TESC-Classified) contract concluded August 9. We’re preparing now for the ratification vote. Here’s what you need to know. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) This is a summary that highlights and explains the most significant provisions of the Tentative […]

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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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It’s never too early to prepare for the ratification vote on your next contract

It’s never too early to prepare for the ratifica...

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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From left: Steve Johnson, Kirk Talmadge, Doug Shanafelt, WFSE Council Rep. Sarah Prindle, Lana Brewster and Susie Seip.

Latest TESC-Classified bargaining update: Tentativ...

The Evergreen State College Classified Staff: The team reached tentative agreement Aug. 9 on an improved contract and will soon be preparing for ratification. The team settled on “me-too” language in compensation with whatever the General Government team achieves. The TESC team achieved a significant increase for law enforcement personnel […]

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From left: Steve Johnson, Kirk Talmadge, Doug Shanafelt, WFSE Council Rep. Sarah Prindle, Lana Brewster and Susie Seip.

Bargaining update: TESC reaches tentative agreemen...

• TESC Classified. In the past two weeks, the bargaining team for Classified Staff at The Evergreen State College in Olympia have reached tentative agreement on 39 articles during negotiations on the next, 2017-2019 collective bargaining agreement. The team met May 19, 20 and 25. During the latest session May […]

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From left: Steve Johnson, Kirk Talmadge, Doug Shanafelt, WFSE Council Rep. Sarah Prindle, Lana Brewster and Susie Seip.

TESC team kicks off bargaining – and reaches ten...

The bargaining team for Classified Staff at The Evergreen State College in Olympia kicked negotiations today (May 19) on the next (2017-2019) contract, which covers about 320 TESC classified workers. Bargaining was scheduled to resume Friday. The team met with management and passed their initial contract proposals (without the compensation […]

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TESC Classified Bargaining Team (with WFSE Council Rep. Sarah Prindle). From left: Prindle, Kirk Talmadge, Susie Seip, Doug Shanafelt, Lana Brewster and Steve Johnson.

TESC Classified team gears up for bargaining

The bargaining team for Classified Staff at The Evergreen State College in Olympia worked today (April 20) on contract proposals in preparation for the start of negotiations. Chief negotiator is Sherri-Ann Burke, WFSE/AFSCME labor advocate.

NEGOTIATIONS TESC Bargaining Team Meeting