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The 19 presidential candidates who participated in the AFSCME Public Service Forum on Saturday disagreed on a range of topics, but they all agreed on o

At a time when our country needs real investments in infrastructure, education and public services, congressional leaders are doubling down on tax cuts for the rich.

WFSE members overwhelmingly ratified 2019-2021 contracts today when voting closed at 5pm.

"The hard work of our bargaining teams, and advocacy of our members resulted in historic gains in our 2019-2021 contracts. We are stronger together." — Amy Spiegel, WFSE Director of Negotiations

WFSE members overwhelmingly ratified 2019-2021 contracts today when voting closed at 5pm.

"The hard work of our bargaining teams, and advocacy of our members resulted in historic gains in our 2019-2021 contracts. We are stronger together." — Amy Spiegel, WFSE Director of Negotiations

GENERAL GOVERNMENT RATIFICATION

Negotiation of the 2019-2021 Tentative Agreement between the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) General Government (GG) and the state of Washington concluded on September 11, 2018.

Congrats to our new 2nd Vice President and former Secretary, Nikki Butler (LNI)! YAY NIKKI!!!

BTW - We are looking for a new Secretary! LOL!

Local 443 has endorsed

Larry Brown for WSLC President
April Sims for WSLC Secretary Treasurer

WSLC District 3 Vice Presidents
We have also nominated
Steve Segall, Pat Bailey and Katie Nelson.

As an AFSCME member, you know you always have an advantage at the bargaining table. But did you also know your AFSCME membership can provide you with a big advantage when you shop?

Through the AFSCME Advantage Program, you can secure big discounts on everything from travel to cell phone service.

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It was 10 years ago this month that the 2008 financial crisis kicked into high gear. When storied Wall Street bank Lehman Brothers shut down, bankers walking out of the building carrying cardboard boxes of their possessions made the perfect image for TV cameras.