SEIU: Who We Are in Washington

SEIU represents over 100,000 workers in health care, public services, and property services throughout Washington State. Our locals are organized along the following industry lines to focus and consolidate our members’ power.

Education & Public Service

Public School Employees of WA/SEIU Local 1948: Represents over 27,000 educational support professionals in 178 school districts, Central Washington University, Western Washington University and Eastern Washington University. Offices in Auburn, Vancouver, Spokane, Olympia and Kennewick.

President: Kim Wilson; Executive Director: George Dockins


SEIU Local 925: Unites over 23,000 education and public service workers including famil

y childcare providers, University of Washington employees, K-12 staff in 25 school districts, and local government and non-profit employees. Offices in Seattle, Everett, Bellingham, Vancouver, Bremerton, Spokane and Kennewick.

President: Karen Hart


Health Care

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW: Represents 22,000 nurses, healthcare workers, state employees, and mental health workers in private and public sector hospitals including Harborview, and state agencies including DSHS and DOH, and agencies statewide. Offices in Renton, Tacoma, Spokane and Yakima.

President: Diane Sosne, RN, MN


Long-Term Care

SEIU Healthcare 775NW: Represents over 42,000 long-term care workers, including individual provider homecare workers, private sector homecare and adult day health workers, and nursing home workers in Washington and Montana. HQ in Seattle, small offices in Olympia, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Bremerton, Everett, Vancouver and Helena, MT.

President: David Rolf

Property Services

SEIU Local 6: Represents over 4,200 property services workers including janitors and security officers in the Puget Sound region. Office in Seattle.

President: Sergio Salinas

Healthcare and Property Services

SEIU Local 49: Represents over 7,000 property services and healthcare workers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Office in Portland, Oregon.

President: Meg Niemi

Each SEIU local union in Washington maintains its autonomy. The locals often coordinate legislative and political activities through the SEIU Washington State Council, which meets monthly.

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