If embraced by the legislature, WSU would receive about $4.44 million annually in state support to establish two new academic programs to help meet the state’s cybersecurity workforce needs for the future.
WSU Today recently asked Karl Boehmke, the university’s executive director of planning and budget, what the three state proposed budgets — from Gov. Christine Gregoire, the House and Senate — provided for funding in regards to salary increases. Boehmke outlined the proposed salary funding as follows (please note, this might change in the final state operating budget): […]
Neither the union nor the university had much to say following the third ratification vote regarding the proposed contract between the Washington Federation of State Employees and Washington State University. The election, held Dec. 1, 7 and 8, drew 730 participants — 56 percent of the 1,300 WSU classified staff represented by WFSE. Unlike the […]
Five Washington State University bargaining units, currently represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees, filed petitions on March 16 to request decertification (to no longer be represented by the union). The requests were sent to the Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC). WFSE and WSU received copies of the decertification forms. PERC is the only […]