Washington Federal, Inc.
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2020
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WASHINGTON FEDERAL INC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Washington
001-3465491-1661606
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
425 Pike Street
Seattle
Washington
98101
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (206) 624-7930
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par value per shareWAFDNASDAQ Stock Market





If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.



Item 5.03Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

The Board of Directors (the "Board") of Washington Federal, Inc. (the "Company"), has approved amendments to the Company's Amended and Restated Bylaws, with such amendments effective November 16, 2020. The amendments modernize the manner in which the Company may conduct business and provide notices to more fully allow for the use of email and electronic communication platforms, in addition to other non-substantive changes. The Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended effective November 16, 2020, are filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report. The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Company's Amended and Restated Bylaws, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)     The following exhibits are being filed herewith:

3.1    Amended and Restated Bylaws approved November 16, 2020
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File





SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
 
November 20, 2020WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
By:/s/ VINCENT L. BEATTY
Vincent L. Beatty
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

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