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WFSE members from across the state attended our union's lobby training on January 8.

Check out the 2023-2025 WFSE bargaining teams. Next, teams will attend a training, review bargaining proposals and prepare to negotiate the best possible contracts for our jobs, families and communities

Solidarity Makes the Difference - WFSE President Mike Yestramski

Our union, WFSE, is closed out the year with plenty to celebrate.

TAKE ACTION Email GovernorWe're entering the final weeks of contract negotiations when real raises will be won or lost.

This is it — the most critical period in negotiations focused on pay raises for our next union

Our Western Washington University (WWU) bargaining team met in July and August to review contract proposal language submitted by members – proposals aimed at improving and strengthening our contract.

At our August 13 meeting we reviewed WWU’s latest proposals and finalized our initial compensation proposal that will be presented to WWU management.

The team’s first face-to-face bargaining date with management was back on July 19, and again on August 14.

The next bargaining dates are August 27-28-29.

John Zeman - WFSE Member, Spokane

I’m from South Dakota. It’s a right to work state. I'd like to share my experience and why I'm #UnionStrong.

The average salary of state workers in South Dakota is close to half to two-thirds of what workers in Washington make. The cost of living there is about the same as Spokane, cheaper than Seattle.

ACT NOW to support IT workers in General Government & Community College Coalition — and the future of classification studies in Washington state!

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