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WASHINGTON STATE COUNCIL OF COUNTY AND CITY EMPLOYEES  -  AFSCME AFL-CIO  - COUNCIL 2
County and City Employees
WASHINGTON STATE COUNCIL OF COUNTY AND CITY EMPLOYEES - COUNCIL 2 - AFSCME AFL-CIO

Fall 2013

PERC dismisses unfair labor charge lodged against Council 2

by County and City Employee Writer on December 3, 2013
THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION has dismissed an unfair labor practice charge filed by Clallam County against Council 2.   The county argued that a mutual mistake had occurred in reopening bargaining on the terms of an agreement.   But the commission rejected that argument, finding in favor of Council 2 and dismissing the unfair la...
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Shining the light in Idaho

Shining the light in Idaho

by County and City Employee Writer on November 18, 2013
YOU COULD SAY that more than a quarter century ago Robin Ricks shone a beacon of light in the Idaho labor darkness, a light that continues to shine brightly today.   Ricks was instrumental in...
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Insurance trust offers great benefits

Insurance trust offers great benefits

by Chris Dugovich, Council 2 President/Executive Director on October 21, 2013
COUNCIL 2 OFFERS a cost-effective service to its members, but it seems to be hidden.   The state council operates a non-profit insurance trust through the trusteeship of its three elected off...
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These three can change Spokane

by County and City Employee Writer on September 28, 2013
COUNCIL 2 IS WORKING hard to change the majority on the Spokane City Council in the November 5 elections. The reason:   The present majority of council members are anti-labor. &nbs...
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Council 2 endorses Ed Murray for Seattle mayor

Council 2 endorses Ed Murray for Seattle mayor

by County and City Employee Writer on September 27, 2013
COUNCIL 2 BELIEVES that Ed Murray is the best candidate for the next mayor of Seattle in the November 5 elections.   “Our endorsement is based on his leadership ability and his ability ...
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