Register to Vote: The November 8th State General election is coming up! Make sure you are registered to vote. You have until October 31 to register online or November 8 by 8pm to register in person at your County Elections Office. If you have not received your ballot and you are registered to vote, you … Continue reading 2022 Election Information!
We have the utmost confidence that these candidates will be allies and partners with our union, healthcare workers, and the labor movement at large in the Seattle region. Read below to learn more about who we endorsed and why we encourage you to vote for these candidates in the August primaries. The RFPU - NW … Continue reading RFPU-NW Endorsements for 2022 Elections
It's time to start to thinking about the 2022 elections! Local and state-wide elections are critical to seeing progress (or setbacks) in our communities. RFPU - NW is committed to supporting candidates who will fight to make our region equitable for those who live here (including our patients). This year we will be endorsing candidates for … Continue reading 2022 Election Endorsement Meeting
Our Interest Arbitration bill, HB 1764 was passed through the House Labor & Workplace Standard Committee!HB1764's next public hearing will be tomorrow (Thursday) at 1:30pm in the House Appropriations Committee.There are 3 ways YOU can support this bill RIGHT NOW: Note Your Position for the Legislative Record: PRO (takes 30 seconds!)Submit Written TestimonyTestify Remotely (via video during the hearing) **Please leave … Continue reading Take Action by TOMORROW AT 1PM: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
Yes, we know it feels like there have been a lot of elections in the last couple months. But this one is important too! Don’t forget to return your ballot by Tues, February 8th. As always, we encourage you to drop into a local ballot box, but you can also drop it in the mail … Continue reading VOTE YES on Prop. 1 & 2 by Feb. 8th!
Our Interest Arbitration bill, HB 1764 has been prefiled in the state legislature for the upcoming legislative session! HB 1764's first public hearing will be NEXT FRIDAY, JAN. 14TH AT 8AM.There are 3 ways YOU can support this bill RIGHT NOW: Note Your Position for the Legislative Record: PRO Submit Written TestimonyTestify Remotely (via video during the hearing, usually < 2 mins) … Continue reading Take Action by 1/14: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
This Sunday, October 3rd, people around the country will be mobilizing in support of reproductive justice. October 3rd is the 44th anniversary of Rosie Jimenez' death from a back-alley abortion (after the Hyde Amendment banned federal funds from covering this procedure). The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hear a case challenging Roe V. Wade … Continue reading RFPU-NW Endorses “Remember Rosie Jiménez: National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice”
For the second year in a row, the Resident & Fellow Physician Union - Northwest is proud to endorse the Seattle Solidarity Budget alongside many trusted labor unions and community organizations. As healthcare providers, we see the direct impact on our patients, when our city does not adequately fund and support social services, or acknowledge … Continue reading RFPU-NW Endorses 2022 Solidarity Budget
Housing is Healthcare! Seattle needs long term, sustainable solutions for our neighbors, many of whom are our patients in the hospitals we work within. This includes a dedicated, progressive revenue source, not unfunded mandates. RFPU - NW endorses the House our Neighbors campaign, in opposition to the Compassion Seattle Charter Amendment. #DeclineToSign the “Compassion Seattle” charter … Continue reading Decline to Sign “Compassion” Seattle
We have the utmost confidence that these candidates will be allies and partners with our union, healthcare workers, and the labor movement at large in the Seattle region. Read below to learn more about who we endorsed and why we encourage you to vote for these candidates in the August primaries. Seattle City Council, Position … Continue reading RFPU – NW Endorsements for 2021 Elections