Local 872

This is the official website for Washington Federation of State Employees Local 872. Our members work for the Washington State Department of Ecology based out of the Lacey Ecology Building and for 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.

AFSCME member Kong Yeung, a 61-year-old maintenance custodian at the University of Washington, died in late March after contracting COVID-19.

Olympia, Wash.—The Washington Federation of State Employees (AFSCME Council 28) Executive Committee released the following statement condemning the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor a

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