New Members' Kit

Learn more about what Council 2 and AFSCME offer you 


The many valuable benefits and services available to you by being a member of Council 2 and therefore a member of AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) are outlined in documents that are accessible from this page. The documents — provided in new member kits — also provide information such as where members' dues go, important web sites and email addresses, and how to take part in Council 2 activities.

The documents can be downloaded in PDF form from this page. Click on the document that you wish to access. 

Where do my dues go? (2017)

A breakdown on how your dues are spent.

Colonial Life Insurance Benefit (2017)

Update your life insurance benefit to $10,000 and have access to vital benefits that'll protect you and your family from out-of-pocket costs. 

Free College Benefit

AFSCME and Eastern Gateway Community College are offering the chance to earn an online degree from an accredited school with no out- of-pocket expense. A college degree can be your pathway to new opportunities, greater responsibility, and more earning power.

What AFSCME Has Meant to Me

This is a letter describing one member's experience and thoughts as an AFSCME/Council 2 member. 

How Does AFSCME Serve You? (2017)

This file includes information on AFSCME field services, collective bargaining expertise and legislative activity.

What is AFSCME? (2017)

AFSCME — An outline of the union and what it offers employees.

President's Letter

Click here to read a message from Council 2's President and Executive Director Chris Dugovich outlining the union's staff, collective bargaining activities, legal assistance, education and training, and legislation action.


Answers to questions such as: What is AFSCME and what can it do for me? What is collective bargaining? What is the difference between AFSCME and the AFL-CIO? Does the union get involved in poltiics?

AFSCME Advantage Services

Details on auto insurances; pet services; legal services; mortgage services; insurance programs; credit cards; credit counseling and everyday savings.

Other AFSCME Services

Political action, education, women's rights, retiree programs and legal services.

AFSCME Health Savings Program

An outline of this important benefit for members.

Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

 An outline of what the insurance offers.

Taking Part in Local Meetings

A guide to such matters as how to speak at a meeting, raise a motion or rise on a point of order.

Your email address

Why you are asked to let Council 2 have your email address.

Email addresses for Council 2 offices and staff

Outline of Weingarten rights

The opportunity to have union representation in a situation that may lead to disciplinary action against an employee.

Authorization for payroll deduction and representation

Print out and mail this form to:

WSCCCE — Council 2
P.O. Box 750,
Everett, WA 98206-0750

Application form for Council 2's insurance program

Print out and mail this form to:

WSCCCE — Council 2
P.O. Box 750,
Everett, WA 98206-0750