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2/12/19 - All WFSE offices will remain closed today, Tuesday, February 12. If you need assistance, please email [email protected]

Our union has provided information to help guide IT employees as the state transitions to a new IT structure.

LAS VEGAS — More than 160 AFSCME members gathered in Las Vegas last week to lift up the voice of public service workers and move our union forward.  

March 2018

  • Bargaining training took place February 5th and 6th. 
  • Vetting of Proposals took place February 7th and 8th.   
  • We met March 19th to review contract language. 
  • We have sent management ground rules to review. 
  • We will be sending out the bargaining unit survey and update soon.  
  • We have tentative dates for four dates in May, June, July, and August.  Those dates are posted on the website.   

NEGOTIATIONS

The team is prepared to begin negotiating our 2019-2021 contract. Nominations and elections for EWU bargaining team members concluded last fall, and since then our representative bargaining team has been hard at work:

More on Monday’s Supreme Court hearing

Top quotes from Monday’s US Supreme Court hearing on the Janus case that aims to install inequality at the bargaining table (to negotiate wages to sustain our families) and also in representing state employees’ contract rights in the workplace: