Senate Bill 5905, introduced on April 10th by Senators Hill and Hargrove, is a serious threat to health care coverage for part-time faculty and other public employees. The bill essentially eliminates state health care coverage and forces part-time employees into a new federal program created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) called the "Washington Health Benefits Exchange" (WHBE).

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Status of Unemployment Benefit Extensions »

The federal Department of Labor has notified us that the state of Washington no longer qualifies for tier 4 of emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) nor extended benefits because of the decline in our unemployment rate. We have until April 21 to implement the changes.

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