Our choices this November will determine control of the House, the Senate, and the Governor's mansion. Most importantly, who's elected can impact the funding of our new contracts.
We need to elect legislators who understand and value the work that public employees do every day. So WPEA and our allies at the Washington State Labor Council are reaching out to unions members across the state to elect the best people on November 8. If enough of us write postcards, knock on doors, and support labor-friendly candidates, we can make a real change this election.
WPEA has endorsed a number of candidates (and one initiative), including:
The Higher Education and General Government contracts were overwhelmingly ratified by the membership. The Higher Education contract was approved with 99 percent of votes and the General Government contract was approved with 96 percent. The summary of changes is available on the bargaining website.