1/9/17 Our effort to win legislative funding of our pay raises and contracts goes public in a big way on Day 1 of 2017 legislative session
Before the gavel fell on the 2017 legislative session, this morning (Jan. 9) we made our case over the airwaves for legislative funding of our negotiated pay raises and ratified contracts.
WFSE/AFSCME President Sue Henricksen in an in-depth interview with KGY radio in Olympia said the contracts are about keeping state employees whose services are demanded more by a growing population.
“They are so, so dedicated about their job,” Henricksen said.
Hear Henricksen’s full interview laying out the common-sense and human reasons why the Legislature should fund our contracts as an investment in Washington.