At the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women, we take pride in our ability to assist Washington State employees in both their personal and professional development. Below we have included various resources to help better the lives of our state employees through education, activism and professionalism. Follow the links below to learn more!
Doing Business in Washington
Learn about different state agencies, their services and how local federal and tribal governments interact with the state of Washington:
Search for and apply for jobs in Washington State government:
Track legislation, contact your legislators, and look for classes on understanding the legislative process:
Paid Family and Medical Leave
Starting in 2020, Washington workers will generally be able to use as much as 12 weeks of Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits to take care of themselves or family members. Learn about the rules and qualifications:
Washington State Employee Assistance Program
The Washington State Employee Assistance Program is a free, confidential program that promotes the health, safety and well-being of public employees. It has tip sheets, newsletters, webinars and more:
Washington State Governor’s Office
Information on boards and commissions, the executive cabinet, executive orders, speeches, op-eds and Medium, the official Office of the Governor’s blog:
Washington State Open Records
Washington Coalition for Open Government
A non-partisan nonprofit organization advocating for the people’s right to access government information. Find resources and tools on filing records requests, complying with Washington Open Records Laws and laws regarding open public meetings:
Office of the Attorney General’s guide to Obtaining Public Records
An overview of Washington law governing access to public records as well as a guide to obtaining public records:
Statewide business resource groups (BRG) bring together groups of employees and their allies who have a common interest or characteristic. Members bring their unique knowledge and perspectives, making them an asset to state business needs, recruitment and retention. Please note that not all BRGs have their own websites. Contact information for each group can be found on the BRG Homepage.
- Blacks United in Leadership and Diversity (BUILD)
- Veterans Employee Resource Group (VERG)
- Rainbow Alliance and Inclusion Network (RAIN – LGBTQ+)
- Latino Leadership Network (LLN)
- Disability Inclusion Network(DIN)
- Washington Immigrant Network (WIN)
The Office of the Secretary of state has information on voter registration and civic education and elections results tracking.