CWU (WFSE)

OCTOBER 2018

Ton Johnson

1-    Preparing for contract negotiations, comp will be passed on 15 July.

Thanks to engaged WFSE members and a robust union contract, we don’t have non-merit staff providing unemployment insurance or employment services within our state. We don’t contract out.

American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract.

Some of Washington’s super rich want to give themselves a huge tax cut, and make the rest of us pay. To give themselve a tax cut, they want to take $500 million a year from Washington's Education Legacy Trust Account, which pays for: 1)education, including safety and other repairs for Washington’s aging schools, 2)creating more preschools and childcares so parents can get back to work, and 3)helping hundreds of thousands of students who can’t take another setback.

With an outpouring of support from parents, employees, legislators, city council members, students, unions and community, it is clear: We cannot back down till Everett Community College leadership completely scraps the plan to replace the ELC with a limited-service daycare.

Send a letter to EvCC President Daria Willis and the college's Board of Trustees—and make sure your neighbors, coworkers, and fellow parents join you.