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UWMC Nurses Vote to Adopt Agency Fee Provision July 27, 2016

In an online vote that took place from June 28, 2016 to July 7 2016, UWMC nurses voted to require newly hired nurses to become members of WSNA or to […]


Gender-Neutral Restroom Initiative Update: June 8, 2016 June 8, 2016

University representatives met with UAW Local 4121 on June 8, 2016, to provide an update on UW’s ongoing efforts to improve access to gender-neutral restrooms across campus. Happening Now UW […]


UW Secures Wage Increases for Power Plant Electrician High Voltage Jobs: May 20, 2016 May 20, 2016

After identifying a recruitment and retention issue, UW has secured pay increases and a newly-created job class for high voltage electricians at the UW Power Plant. UW proposed these increases […]


Gender-Neutral Restroom Initiative Update: April 20, 2016 April 20, 2016

UW has undertaken efforts to improve access to gender-neutral restrooms across campus. University representatives met with UAW Local 4121 on April 20, 2016, to provide an update on UW’s progress […]


Law School Labor-Management Meeting Summary: March 23, 2016 March 23, 2016

Kojay Pan (Assistant Dean) and Summer Korst (HR Director) met with several members of the Law School’s support staff team to answer questions and provide updates on current priorities and […]


Micro-aggressions Discussion: March 2, 2016 March 2, 2016

During contract negotiations with UAW Local 4121 in 2015, UW agreed to facilitate several meetings focusing on the parties’ joint goal of addressing micro-aggressions at the University. The first of […]


Minimum Wage Agreements with Unions: January 4, 2016 January 4, 2016

UW reached agreement with WFSE and SEIU 925 on implementing a new minimum wage for employees represented by each union, according to the following schedule: Effective January 1, 2016: Employees […]


Minimum Wage Meeting with Unions: October 20, 2015 October 20, 2015

Follow-up Meeting UW and representatives from several unions reconvened for a third meeting to discuss establishing a new minimum hourly wage for UW’s union-represented employees (the parties previously met on […]


Minimum Wage Meeting with Unions: October 8, 2015 October 8, 2015

Follow-up Meeting UW and representatives from several unions reconvened for a second meeting to discuss establishing a new minimum hourly wage for UW’s union-represented employees (the parties previously met on […]


Minimum Wage Meeting with Unions: September 18, 2015 September 18, 2015

Background UW met with representatives from several unions to discuss compensation for UW’s contract classified employees in relation to Seattle’s $15 minimum wage ordinance. The unions in attendance were SEIU […]