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

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.

The Washington State Chapter of Workforce Professionals along with the Combined Fund Drive are sponsoring a softball fundraiser on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brannan Park in Auburn, WA.

Come watch your state agencies battle it out in a softball tournament to benefit the Combined Fund Drive. All proceeds go to the charities chosen by each team.

Local 443 members are invited to come out and support the event. There will be snacks and raffles throughout the day too!

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

Local 443 has elected Wendy Conway 1st VP and now 2nd VP is vacant. We elected Maria Pedersen Trustee Position One.

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The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

Miranda Dwyer, Labor and Industries, receives a $500 Elsie Schrader grant in aid scholarship at the May 2018 General Membership meeting.