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Washington

Union Information

In Washington, after 2 years, public school teachers receive what's commonly called "tenure," a special employment protection that teachers unions defend. As the below federal statistics indicate, teachers with just a couple years of experience are practically impossible to fire.

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Experienced teacher firing rate
0%
Probationary teacher firing rate
9.8%
private school teacher firing rate (national)
Source: Data obtained from the Students and Staffing Survey

Statewide Unions

NEA Union

Washington Education Association
Total Revenue: $32,778,940

AFT Union

AFT Washington
Total Revenue: $1,611,052

Largest Non-Statewide Unions

Union Name / District Affiliation Total Revenue
Seattle Education Association
Seattle Public Schools
  NEA $2,205,650

Other Unions

Name City Total Revenue Tax Period
Washington education association Federal way $32,778,940 2008
Seattle education association Seattle $2,205,650 2008
American federation of teachers Tukwila $1,611,052 2008
Washington education association at riverside Vancouver $951,790 2007
Spokane education association inc Spokane $916,681 2008
Tacoma education association Tacoma $878,389 2007
Lake washington education association Kirkland $410,247 2008
American federation of teachers Seattle $391,053 2006
Marysville education association Marysville $371,886 2008
Mukilteo education association Mukilteo $368,052 2008
Source: Data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service's Master Data File 2008-2009.

Teacher Contracts

Name District Occupation  
Puyallup Education Association Puyallup school dist 3 Teachers, Librarians, Music Specialists, Nurses PDF of Puyallup Education Association Contract
Kent Education Association Kent school dist 415 Teachers PDF of Kent Education Association Contract
Kent Association of Educational Office Professionals Kent school dist 415 Clerical PDF of Kent Association of Educational Office Professionals Contract
Kent Association of Paraeducators Kent school dist 415 Paraeducators PDF of Kent Association of Paraeducators Contract
Kent School Food Service Association Kent school dist 415 Food Service PDF of Kent School Food Service Association Contract
Source: Public Records Requests conducted by the Center for Union Facts.

Party Contribution Percentages