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Workers in Missouri and New Mexico have chalked important victories against anti-worker laws that would have robbed them of their voices and the right to bargain collectively.

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

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

Hello Classified Staff & Supervisors Bargaining Unit Members!

The 2019-2021 Classified bargaining team had our first day of bargaining with management on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. We tentatively agreed on the Preamble and 24 articles, that will remain the same in the next contract. So far we feel like we have gotten off to a good start!

Hello Classified Staff & Supervisors Bargaining Unit Members! 

Please take the TESC Bargaining Survey for classified employees.

Bargaining is underway and this is one way you can provide input the team. Send completed survey to Ron Heley at [email protected].  Scan to pdf or take images on cell phone and email to Ron.

DOWNLOAD SURVEY HERE

Public service workers across the country are losing their foothold in the middle class. So says an article in The New York Times this week that serves as a reminder of why labor unions are more needed now than ever.

More on Monday’s Supreme Court hearing

Top quotes from Monday’s US Supreme Court hearing on the Janus case that aims to install inequality at the bargaining table (to negotiate wages to sustain our families) and also in representing state employees’ contract rights in the workplace:

TESC-S4U ratifies new contract

The contract for The Evergreen State College Student Support Services Staff Union (TESC S4U) has been unanimously ratified after the close of voting June 14.

The vote was extended beyond the original deadline of June 6 because of public safety concerns that led to the closure of campus for several days during the original voting period.