are scheduled through Washington State's coordinating entity, currently ULS and formerly CTS LanguageLink. The contract performance reports and fill rate by language and by county are posted on HCA’s website
HCA (Medicaid) HOURLY RATE
July 2019 $41.00
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
HCA (Medicaid) APPOINTMENTS
SFY2012 201,576 SFY2011 196,000
HCA (Medicaid) BUDGET
Jul 2013/Jun 2015 $25.1M
Jul 2011/Jun 2013 $18.1M
Jul 2009/Jun 2011 $23.0M
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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As a member-run, democratic union, Local 1671 members have many opportunities to run for election to various offices and committees with WFSE, AFSCME, and the AFL-CIO.
Elections for Local 1671 Executive Board, District Chairs, Trustees, and Delegates to the WFSE/AFSCME Council 28 Public Service Policy Committee are all conducted in October every two years. Next officer & delegate elections take place in October of odd years.Bargaining Team members are also elected in two year cycles every odd year.
Vacancies in office are filled by vote of the Executive Board pursuant to Article 4, Section 8 of the Interpreters United/WFSE Local 1671 constitution.
Bargaining Team elections are conducted by AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE). You will find more information about this election under the Bargaining tab.
Local 1671 will be conducting elections for positions on the Executive Board, Board of Trustees, and Public Service Policy Committee.
You can nominate yourself or someone else by sending an email to 2019elections.local1671[at]gmail.com. Remember to first check with the person you are nominating whether they would like to run for elected office. Below is a sample email:
I [Your First and Last Name and phone number] hereby nominate [First and Last Name, email and/or phone number] for the position of [position].
CAVEAT: District Chairs can only be nominated by Local 1671 members residing in the same district. All other positions can be nominated by Local 1671 members regardless of where they reside.