Union contract rejected; unfair labor practice charged by WFSE

The proposed union contract between Washington Federation for State Employees and Washington State University was rejected (401-426) on Wednesday by employees who are covered by that bargaining agreement, according to Tim Welch, director of public affairs for WFSE. However, the union contends the vote was unfair and that it is planning to file an “unfair […]

Five bargaining units request union decertification

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 […]