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2/12/19 - All WFSE offices will remain closed today, Tuesday, February 12. If you need assistance, please email [email protected]

In June 2018, staff at the Thurston Conservation District (TCD) were certified as members of our union, making history by becoming the first conservation district in the state to o

Our union has provided information to help guide IT employees as the state transitions to a new IT structure.

Take a tour through the capitol campus veterans memorials and hear Washington veterans speak about their military experiences Thursday, Nov. 8, in honor of Veterans Day.

Members of WFSE Local 793 met with the Governor today to discuss on-going safety issues at Western State Hospital (WSH).

The members are seeking action to make WSH safer for both staff and patients.

Here's a review of the actions requested:

STAFFING FOR PATIENT CARE AND A SAFER WORKPLACE

Better wages. Check. Better working conditions. Check. And, thanks to unions, we now know there is also a union difference for workers who have access to critical benefits like paid parental leave.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 17 percent of all U.S. workers have access to paid family leave.  

What you can do:

Here they come again!

When Opt-Out Today, aka the 'Freedom' Foundation sends you an email at work, follow these simple steps to report the SPAM to authorities.

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Victory for represented Consolidated Support Services (CSS) Carpenters and Painters and for Union rights.

In early June our union (WFSE) learned that Eastern State Hospital’s administration contracted with Great Floors to have the basement flooring in ESH’s Eastlake building replaced. 

WELCOME our newest members:

Since 1891 the Washington State Historical Society has been carefully preserving and sharing the precious artifacts, memories, and events that make up the long timeline of the State of Washington.

During that time, perhaps the most precious asset to this undertaking has been the PEOPLE that carry out this mission every day.