January 25, 2022

Upcoming Assembly:

Saturday, January 22, 2022

10:00 a.m. - mid-afternoon

via Zoom

Register online by January 18.

  • A Zoom invitation will be sent to registered participants close to the event date.

  • • Nominations and election of all Local 8 Officers and Regional Executive Board Members*
    • Nominations and election of two (2) Trustees*
    • Nominations and election of any vacant Central Labor Council positions*
    • Review and vote of the 2022 Local 8 operating budget
    • Meetings of the Shop Steward, Race, Equity and Social Justice, Political Action, Communications and Public Sector Organizing committees
    • Review for approval any new Union business
    • Membership reports and announcements.

    * Nominees attend the Assembly or declare in writing their willingness to accept the nomination. Written declaration must be presented before the close of nominations and must be in the form of a hard copy email or other written material that clearly identifies the nominee and includes a date. Text messages and emails from an electronic device without written hard copy provided will not be accepted. Self-nominations are allowed. Nominations do not need a second. Executive Board Members shall be nominated and elected only by those members who reside in the same region.

A 50% rebate on your initiation fee will be given if you attend the Membership Assembly within one (1) year of your date of hire or the Shop Steward Incentive Program will apply for attending (initiation fee rebate not available to members paying a $20 or waived initiation fee). 

Next Assembly: Saturday, September 24, 2022  venue TBA

Assembly Materials for January 22, 2022

Assembly Agenda
Honoring Washington Tribes

Local 8 Code of Conduct

September 25, 2021 Assembly Minutes

Election Procedures for 1/22/22
Election Policy

Central Labor Council Delegates 2021-2023

Local 8 Committees
New Business

Local 8 2022 Year-at-a-Glance
Evaluation form

New Member Guide
Local 8 Benefits Guide
List of Board/Trustees/Staff
Organizational Chart
Organizational Chart en Español
PAC Donation Form
Hardship Fund Donation Form
and Payroll Deduction Authorization

Hardship Fund Guidelines
Member Reimbursement Form and Policy
OPEIU L.8 Constitution and By-Laws
Gender Pronouns
Amazon Smile Notice
AFL-CIO Constituency Groups & Local Info
Zoom Guidelines



Membership Assemblies

Official Local 8 union business is decided by members at two Membership Assemblies held on the fourth Saturday of January and of September each year. Locations rotate around the state. Topics include the Local 8 budget; annual donations; Political Action Committee donations; policies; Local 8 priorities, election of officers and delegates and other important business. Each Assembly has an education component, committee meetings, and a social event. Check the schedule below for the next Assembly!