Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1962 NO. 114 > Apr 16 1962

Subject to certain qualifications, cities of the first, second and third classes have the authority to enter into collective bargaining agreements concerning wages, hours and working conditions with duly authorized representatives of employee organizations.

AGO 1952 NO. 352 > Jul 16 1952

The State Highway Commission may enter into limited collective bargaining agreements with a labor union concerning wages, hours, conditions of employment provided the union is authorized bargaining agent of the majority of the employees who will be affected by the agreement.