Dear WPEA Members:
Let me begin by sincerely thanking you—and all our members—for everything you are doing to help your community and your country through this unprecedented health crisis. Public employees are on the frontlines of this crisis, and you are proving how invaluable your work is, and the vital role our union members play in times like these.
Please know that your WPEA family is here for you during these difficult and challenging times. You are not alone. We are one union family, and we are in this together.
To help you and all our members, we have mobilized our emergency operations to ensure that member concerns and services are being addressed as quickly as possible. In addition, we will be providing you regular updates, such as those noted below, on what actions your local union and the International are taking to protect all of our members.
Here are some of the actions we want you to know about:
On a more personal level, I know that these are incredibly stressful days for you and all members of our union family. During such trying moments, we want you to know that your union will be here for you. As difficult as the days ahead may be, we will get through this together.
Thank you again for all the work you are doing for the citizens of Washington State!
Kent Stanford, President