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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

Assistant attorneys general in Washington state have formed a union through AFSCME to gain a voice in their workplace.

The Association of Washington Assistant Attorneys General (AWAAG) joined with the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE)/AFSCME Council 28 in late January to secure the right to collectively bargain.

All Washington state agencies rely on the dependable and essential services provided by the Attorney General’s Office.

Members at the University of Washington ratified a new 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement.  Click here to learn more about the agreement.

Our union has provided information to help IT employees navigate the new IT structure. The new structure was implemented on July 1, 2019.

All IT employees should understand the new structure, documents necessary for appealing reallocation decisions, and important deadlines.

If you have any questions about your position or these changes, please contact the Member Connection Center at 1-833-MCC-WFSE (833-622-9373).

KODX, Seattle, Dec. 8, 2018

Watch the full town hall meeting held at the UW addressing inequality for workers.

AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE) represents over 3000 workers at the University of Washington who laundry at Haborview Medical Center, at UW Medical Center and all across campus.

INTRO by Megan Parke, Director of Field Services, AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE):

Pamela Knight, a child protective investigator with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service (DCFS), was sent to check on the welfare of a child last fall. When she arrived at the child’s residence, the father viciously attacked her. She died months later as a result of the injuries she sustained during the attack.

97% of WFSE Members at the UW Vote No!

WFSE members at the University of Washington, UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and the Consolidated Laundry voted "No" to reject management’s Last Offer for the 2019-2021 union contract. Voting closed yesterday, with 97% of those who voted saying NO to the UW’s proposals on wages and working conditions.

The Employer dropped a huge load of DISRESPECT on all of the members of all the unions!

Their initial proposal was: