PERC is an independent state agency responsible for resolving disputes involving most public employers and employees, and the unions that represent those employees.
GUIDES / PUBLICATIONS
PERC produces forms and publications for a variety of purposes. We put the most frequently used forms on this web site for viewing and/or download.
FILE A CASE
Download the appropriate form for your needs and and submit it to our office either online or by mail.
Public employees in Washington State have the right to be organized. PERC conducts representation elections to determine if public employees want to be represented by a union.
UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICE
An employer or union commits an unfair labor practice (ULP) when it violates state collective bargaining laws. View information and resources on filing a ULP complaint.
PERC staff travel statewide to provide free training to public employers and unions to help improve labor management relationships and expand knowledge of collective bargaining laws and processes.
How Do I...
Not a Public Employee?
Not Represented by a Union?
Private Sector Employee
National Labor Relations Board at 206.220.6300 or nlrb.gov
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service at 206.553.5800 or fmcs.gov
Human Rights Commission at 800.233.3247 or hum.wa.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 800.669.4000 or eeoc.gov
Employment Standards/Workplace Rights
Department of Labor and Industries at 866.219.7321 or lni.wa.gov