Other pages about the topic: State HR

Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

This PowerPoint training on the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness program was developed in partnership with the Washington Federation of State Employees. It is intended to help current and prospective state employees understand the program and navigate the application process.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness program [PowerPoint, 3MB]

Executive orders and directives related to workforce diversity, equity and inclusion

Washington State has a number of executive orders and directives from Governor Inslee to enhance the recruitment, retention and safety of our state’s workforce.


Executive Order 13-01: Veterans Transition Support [PDF] - issued 2013

What it means for state agencies

Executive cabinet agencies shall:

Results are in — 2017 Employee Engagement Survey

This message from Governor Jay Inslee was sent out to all state employees on April 10, 2018:

Dear fellow state employee,

Q & A about IT classification & compensation restructure

The answers to the questions identified here are general in nature. For answers to specific situational questions, contact your agency human resources office. If you do not see a response to a question you submitted, it means we are not able to publish a response at this time. Unanswered questions will be kept and, as information becomes available, updates will be made to the FAQ.

Current status of IT classification & compensation restructure (as of July 2018)

The IT restructure implementation is currently meeting the timeline. Bargaining with unions representing classified IT staff began mid-March.