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About PERC

We are the Washington State agency with jurisdiction over public sector labor relations and collective bargaining in Washington. We assist parties in resolving labor-management disputes. We administer eight different collective bargaining laws covering approximately 475,000 public sector employees statewide in:

CitiesPublic Utility DistrictsIndividual Home Care Providers
CountiesSchool DistrictsAdult Family Care Providers
StateFire DistrictsFamily Child Care Providers
PortsCommunity CollegesLanguage Access Providers
Public TransitState Colleges/UniversitiesSymphonies
Hospital DistrictsPublic Utility DistrictsLibraries

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Not a Public Employee?

Not Represented by a Union?

Private Sector Employee

​National Labor Relations Board at 206.220.6300 or

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service at 206.553.5800 or

Discrimination Complaints

Human Rights Commission at 800.233.3247 or

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 800.669.4000 or

Employment Standards/Workplace Rights

Department of Labor and Industries at 866.219.7321 or

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