Get involved to take a stand on the issues you care about!
The Conservative Caucus brings values on fair play, contracting out and budgeting to conservative politicians and policymakers.
The Green Caucus connects labor and environmental advocates, educates members about the importance of environmental advocacy and push for a healthy, green economy.
The Progressive Caucus brings values on fair pay, contracting out, and budgeting, to progressive politicians and policymakers.
Public Safety Caucus
The Public Safety Caucus unites public safety workers for their mutual protection, and the advancement of their common
Why join a caucus?
Caucuses are important platforms for union members to address issues that affect our communities. Caucuses serve as an entry point for taking full advantage of all that union membership has to offer. You'll find additional opportunities to exercise your voice and connect with like-minded state employees.
What is a caucus?
A caucus is a group of people with shared concerns. Together, we can build a strong voice to take a stand and build lasting connections that will impact the union and our communities.
Who can join?
Caucus membership is open to all WFSE members. Get on the list!ContactJacki Verd, WFSE LPA at 800-562-6002.
NEXT MEETINGS: June 23 (details tba)
Since 2005, the Conservative Caucus is part of the union's successful political action program. The Caucus was formed to create an inclusive environment for the union?s conservative members.
An AFSCME poll indicates 46% of AFSCME members identify as conservative.
Conservative Caucus members participate in the union's political process by supporting candidates that support "Lunch Box Issues."
LUNCH BOX ISSUES:
Lunch Box Issues include fair pay, retirement, health care benefits, outsourcing and state budget.
CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS MISSION STATEMENT
Develop an ongoing and meaningful network by which the conservative voice is included. We are a unified entity, contributing to all parts of the WFSE political process.
To strengthen the union by increasing conservative participation.
To create an inclusive atmosphere where conservative members can participate in the union process
To cultivate union leaders that are committed to working effectively within the union structure to address Lunch Box Issues.
To embrace diversity, including diversity of opinion and thought.
The Green Caucus connects labor and environmental advocates. The Green Caucus was established to educate our caucus members about climate change, clean energy, and the sustainable economy.
Inform and engage the membership on issues that affect our environment, our community, our economy and public health.
Strengthen our union's voice to promote meaningful actions on issues regarding climate change, clean energy, and the sustainable economy.