AWAAG Goes to the Legislature and Gains the Right to Bargain.
Photos by Tim Tharp and Justine Winnie.
Left to right: Caroline Cress, Kathryn McLeod and Allyson Bazan testify before the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee on January 21, 2019. Caroline Cress, Emily Nelson.
AWAAG friends and family surround the sundial after testimony in support of SB 5297. Right: AWAAG Vice President Mark Schumock and President Eric Nelson.
Tacoma AAG Meetup on April 3. Just after SSB 5297 passage on April 12 with Reps Christine Kilduff and Laurie Dolan.
Governor Inslee signs SSB 5297 into law. We were honored to be joined by key legislators: Lead sponsors Rep. Laurie Dolan and Sen. Sam Hunt, Rep. (now House Speaker) Laurie Jinkins and Rep. Christine Kilduff (both former AAGs), and Sen. Rebecca Saldana who argued our case on the Senate floor.
Your bargaining team in September 2019 (L-R):
John Jaquish, Daniel Hsieh, Bethany Kirk, Greg Devereux, Leah Harris, Chelsea Brisbois,
Alysson Bazan and Leanne Kunze.