SEIU 925 members are proud to release the first round of legislative endorsements for 2018.Read more
After five long years of gridlock and our efforts to elect pro-worker candidates to the state senate, we had high expectations. And our assessment of this session is – it’s mixed. On one hand, the Legislature passed many bills that will protect our union and make Washington a more fair and equal place where every voice is heard. On the other, members of our union worked hard on several priorities that were not successful in this short session. Here’s an update on many bills SEIU 925 members worked on this year, including our regents bill:Read more
"The UW board of regents could soon set aside one of its 10 seats for a faculty member, according to a bill introduced in the Washington state House of Representatives.
House Bill 2546, which was introduced Jan. 14 by Rep. Gerry Pollet, D-Seattle, went through its first public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education on Wednesday.
UW Faculty Forward conducted a survey in September 2015 of faculty opinion on whether they should receive a governing seat on the board of regents. Of the 600 questioned, 86 percent of respondents said faculty should have a reserved position on the board."Read more