Board Authority & Representation

IAFF 7th District Vice President and WSCFF Leadership will discuss their roles as leaders and some of the recent challenges they have faced. This will be a panel presentation with opportunities to ask questions, and raise awareness on issues of importance. Board Authority & Representation Presentation

Paid Family Medical Leave Act

This class will explore some frequently asked questions around Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, including the ability to use accrued leave while out on PFML, how to handle premium increases, relationship with other types of leave (workers’ comp, FMLA, paid sick leave), what to do if an employer says you’re not...

Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 1

This session will assist locals in delivering internal Union organization/participation by training local officers/members to deliver WSCFF educational content. Power Through Participation Power Point Presentation Power Through Participation Training Materials

Bargaining 101

This is an introduction to negotiations. Negotiations can occur informally as a conversation, to formally bargaining a contract. This class will class will provide an overview of negotiation styles, the steps to negotiations  and resources available.   Bargaining 101 Presentation

Local & IAFF Audits/Financial Transparency

Location: Heritage B This class will define the audit/financial review process. Your WSCFF trustees will share their experiences over the pat two decades from the perspective of a local Treasurer and a Trustee. Bill Dodd from Local 710 Coeur D’Alene will provide in-depth reporting on filing of the local’s 990 and what to do...