Local 872

This is the official website for Washington Federation of State Employees Local 872. Our members work at the Washington State Department of Ecology in the Lacey Ecology Building and at the Thurston Conservation District in Tumwater.

When a harsh, disruptive lighting change gave employees watery eyes and headaches, WFSE Local 872 members took action.

Surrounded by friends and colleagues, Pat Bailey was awarded the Laurie Merta Steward of the Year Award. The ceremony took place June 1st at the Rise Up conference.

Mandy Roberts-Amo is a teacher’s assistant at an elementary school in upstate New York, where she helps a legally blind child get through his day. His name is Jonathan. To Mandy, helping Jonathan learn and improve is more than a job, it’s a calling. And that’s in part because to her Jonathan is more than a student.

On Sept. 11, 2001, we as a nation faced a tragedy unique in our history.

As union members, we're stronger together. Union membership equals fair pay, affordable healthcare, and a secure retirement. 

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