Leanne Kunze, the executive director of the Washington Federation of State Employees — the largest union of state employees in Washington — was terminated by the union’s executive board in June. Seven weeks later, however, the union does not appear to have announced or explained the reason for her termination to its members.
This week, the Freedom Foundation requested the Washington Department of Labor and Industries provide it with half as much time with new hires as it provides to union organizers.
The Freedom Foundation has obtained an exclusive audio recording from a new state employee orientation during which an operative from …
A recently obtained recording exposes paid union organizers attacking the Freedom Foundation during a virtual new employee orientation conducted by Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries.
The Freedom Foundation has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards
Late last week, the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) announced it had opened an investigation into whether a political …
The Washington State Legislature’s passage of SB 5297 and the subsequent unionization of the state’s assistant attorneys general is a case study in what’s wrong with government unions. It’s hard to conclude that SB 5297 was anything other than a purely political move to increase union dues collection.
Federal filing shows the Washington Federation of State Employees experienced a 27% decline in membership and an 12% decline in revenue in the year following the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2018 decision in Janus v. AFSCME.
When a handful of Freedom Foundation outreach staffers on Wednesday deployed at a state office building, the union responded like the clown show it is, rolling out a massive motor home
On Nov. 16, Freedom Foundation attorneys filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) complaint against the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) on behalf of state employee Ramona Christensen-Russell with the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC).