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General Membership Meeting 9/21

September 13, 2016 – 4:34 pm

WCEA will hold its General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, September 21, at 5:30 pm in the Health Department, Conference Room A. Download the full agenda...

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Contract Passes 533-13

August 30, 2016 – 8:34 pm

The votes are in and counted…… Update 8/30/2016: Members approve new contract 533-13. Thanks to all who took the time to vote! The new contracts are...

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How have your earnings changed since 2007?

March 21, 2016 – 7:31 am

Although wages have been ticking back up since the recession, WCEA employees are still behind where we would be if wages had kept up...

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Priority Survey is Closed

January 22, 2016 – 8:00 am

The Priority Survey for 2016 Contract Negotiations has closed. Thank you for your input! Contract negotiations are about to begin, and WCEA needs to know...

  • 2016 Board Election Results

    September 23, 2016 – 2:06 pm

    MH900304687 The votes have been counted and with 162 members voting the results are as follows. Names...

  • General Membership Meeting 9/21

    September 13, 2016 – 4:34 pm

    joined hands WCEA will hold its General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, September 21, at 5:30 pm in the...

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2016 Board Election Results

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The votes have been counted and with 162 members voting the results are as follows. Names appearing in bold are the winners of the election.
Vice-President

Candidate
Total Votes

David Kelly (Health)
139

Secretary

Candidate
Total Votes

Tracy Burns (Assessor)
140

Board of Directors

Candidate
Total Votes

Teresa Twitchell (Social Svcs/Adult)
99

Cheryl Bennett (DA)
96

LaVonne Scheffler (Comptroller)
84

Justin Norton (Medical Examiner)
83

Janelle Goodwin …

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Meet the Candidates

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All candidates for 2016 WCEA Board elections are listed in alphabetical order.  Statements made available by candidates are provided here for your information.  Members will have the opportunity to meet the candidates at the September 21 General Membership Meeting.

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Contract Passes 533-13

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The votes are in and counted……
Update 8/30/2016: Members approve new contract 533-13. Thanks to all who took the time to vote!
The new contracts are on the agenda for ratification at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, September 13th. Thank you to the board …

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Charity Poker Tournament to support fallen officers

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This information is provided for WCEA members who may wish to participate in this tournament to support fallen officers. This is not a WCEA event and is for informational purposes only.

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How have your earnings changed since 2007?

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Although wages have been ticking back up since the recession, WCEA employees are still behind where we would be if wages had kept up with inflation.
[spiderpowa-pdf src=”http://wcea.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Comparison-of-Base-Wage-Increases-Table.pdf”]Comparison of Base Wage Increases Table
[spiderpowa-pdf src=”http://wcea.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Wage-Loss-to-Inflation-2007-2016.pdf”]Wage Loss to Inflation 2007 – 2016

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Priority Survey is Closed

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The Priority Survey for 2016 Contract Negotiations has closed. Thank you for your input!
Contract negotiations are about to begin, and WCEA needs to know which issues are most important to you! Please take this short survey to help us prioritize our goals for the 2016 …

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Logo Contest Voting Closed

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Voting is now closed.
Voting took place between Monday, December 14 and Monday, December 28.  The winning logo concept will be announced in January 2016. The winning entrant will receive a Night on the Town (dinner at a local restaurant and movie tickets), a T-shirt with …

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Staycation Discounts for WCEA Members

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Enjoy a resort getaway without the travel for just $59 per night, including a $25 resort credit, with Peppermill Reno’s Washoe County Employee Appreciation special!

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2015 Board Election Results

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The results of the recent election for the WCEA board, with 212 members voting, are as follows:

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Meet the Candidates & Voting Schedule

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Voting for WCEA President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors positions will be held following the General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, September 16, as well as at several locations on Thursday and Friday, September 17-18.  Candidate statements are presented in alphabetical order following the voting schedule.

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General Membership Meeting September 16

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The General Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at 5:30pm in the Auditorium at the Downtown Reno Library.  Note: the library will be closed to the public so please bring your Washoe County ID badge to ensure entry to the building.

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Updated: Contract Vote Results

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Updated: 8/31/2015 1:30 pm
The votes are in! All votes have been counted, and the contract was approved, with 54% of the membership voting.

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Your Voices Needed at the BCC

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The general membership meeting on Thursday, June 18 went well, with approximately 8% of the membership in attendance.  After updating the group on some of the potential risks to WCEA members because of new legislation, explaining the basic status of negotiations, and the fact that …

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2015 Legislative Update

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With the wrap-up of the most recent session of the Nevada legislature, here is the fate of the bills and resolutions that WCEA has been tracking this session.

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WCEA Scholarship Winners Announced

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Washoe County Employees Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 WCEA scholarship awards.
2015 new student scholarship winner
Jeffrey Tung, a Reno High School AP Scholar with Distinction and National Honor Society member, will apply his scholarship to his studies at the University of …

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URGENT: Membership Meeting

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THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM

DOWNTOWN RENO LIBRARY AUDITORIUM

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Discount Wild Island Tickets for WCEA Members

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The Wild Island Family Adventure Park is scheduled to open on May 16th and WCEA has your discount tickets.
Full-day general admission tickets purchased through WCEA are $20 each.  Season passes are not available through WCEA.
Tickets are available for purchase at the WCEA office (1575 Delucchi …

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URGENT! AB190 Hearing Tomorrow Morning, April 15

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Attend the hearing of this bill on Wednesday, April 15 at 8:00 am in room 4100 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St. in Carson City.
Find your assembly member and email or call their office to voice your opposition to AB190.
Call or Email the …

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Stand Up for Public Employees!

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Your rights, wages, retirement security, benefits, and more are being attacked in the current legislative session, and your voice is needed to protect yourself and your fellow public employees! Changes to the structure of PERS and collective bargaining are on the table, and will be …

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Six Flags Spring Break Specials

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WCEA members enjoy discounted tickets to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, and if you act by April 12 you can save even more with special spring break offers!

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AB182 must be stopped!

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Attend the hearing of this bill on Wednesday, March 25 at 1:30 pm in room 4100 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St. in Carson City.
Find your assembly member and email or call their office to voice your opposition to AB182.
Call or Email the …

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Your Voice Needed to Save Collective Bargaining

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AB182 in Committee – Dramatic Changes to Collective Bargaining
Assembly bill 182 will be reviewed on March 25th at 1:30 PM.

The bill will make major changes to the collective bargaining provisions allowed in NRS 288. Many of the changes may affect our members with respect …

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PERS Doesn’t Need Fixing!

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You’re all aware by now of the many attacks on PERS being mounted this year at the state legislature.  Your retirement is an earned benefit, and part of your overall compensation package.  Don’t let legislators in Carson City attack your retirement, or the retirement of …

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March 3: Your Voice Needed In Carson

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It is important that as many of us turn out in Carson City to demonstrate our opposition to AB190 — the “big one.”
Most of you are aware that the Nevada Legislature is conducting hearings on Assembly Bill 190 ( AB 190 – click here to …

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PERS Board Safe, but Carson City is Still Coming For You

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This year at the Nevada Legislature, unprecedented attacks on public employees, collective bargaining, and PERS are gaining momentum.  Now is the time to rally!  Our silence on these issues will be rewarded by reductions in benefits both pre- and post-retirement.  Any association members interested in …