are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity, currently ULS and formerly CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance reports are posted on HCA’s website
HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS
SFY2013 201,576 SFY2012 196,176
HCA (Medicaid) BUDGET
Jul 2013/Jun 2015 $25.1M
Jul 2011/Jun 2013 $18.1M
Jul 2009/Jun 2011 $23.0M
HCA (Medicaid) HOURLY RATE
July 2018 $39.76
July 2017 $38.50
July 2016 $38.00
July 2015 $37.10
July 2014 $32.50 July 2013 $32.00 July 2012 $31.50 July 2011 $30.00
FIRST UNION CONTRACT 2010 $21.00
A modified procurement model began on July 1, 2011.
The coordinating entity procurement model began on September 24, 2012.
The new coordinating entity, ULS took over the contract on July 1, 2018.
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Interpreters United Local 1671 stewards are specially trained VOLUNTEER INTERPRETERS to help other interpreters sort through their problems. Union stewards are the front line of defense representing interpreters who feel their union contract rights are being infringed upon. WFSE/AFSCME Council 28 provides a two-day training for people interested in becoming union stewards.
Current Stewards: Visit WFSE/AFSCME Council 28's online Steward Center for tools to help you with your service!
When should I contact a union Steward?
If you have any issue while at work as an interpreter for a DSHS or Medicaid appointment contact a steward right away. Many issues are covered by our union contract and it's important for you to understand your rights. Other problems may not be addressed directly by our current contract, but stewards are here to help figure out other options for improving your job and our profession as a whole!
How can I become a Steward?
You must be a member of Intepreters United, Local 1671, complete the WFSE/AFSCME steward training, and be appointed by our Council 28 President.
Contact LOCAL1671[AT]GMAIL.COM to request help from a Steward!