Labor Relations

Coalition (SEIU 925 and WFSE) Negotiation Updates

UW has agreed to negotiate with SEIU 925 and WFSE together as a coalition for the 2017-2019 collective bargaining agreements.

October 4, 2016 Agreements Reached with SEIU 925 and WFSE on 2017-2019 Contracts

On September 23, UW reached agreement with SEIU 925 and WFSE on collective bargaining agreements for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium. Members of both unions have voted in favor of ratifying […]


September 21, 2016 Update on UW Negotiations with WFSE/SEIU 925 Coalition: September 21, 2016

UW has met with WFSE and SEIU 925 as a union coalition for 24 bargaining sessions. Two state-appointed neutral mediators have worked to help facilitate understanding between the parties. The […]


September 15, 2016 UW Proposes Pay Range Increases for Custodial Jobs: September 15, 2016

UW Building Services leadership has coordinated with Labor Relations on strategies to fill current custodial vacancies and to continue to attract and retain the best possible candidates. Using the collective […]


September 14, 2016 UW Proposes Classification and Pay Range Updates for Supply Chain: September 14, 2016

After months of discussion, planning, and weighing staff and union input, UW Medicine Supply Chain leadership has proposed restructuring the classification system to more accurately reflect the current work and […]


September 14, 2016 UW Proposes Pay Range Expansions for Skilled Trades: September 14, 2016

In response to recruitment and retention challenges with numerous skilled trades positions, leadership from across UW collaborated on strategic solutions to bring to the collective bargaining process. As a result, […]


June 23, 2016 Negotiations Recap for June 23, 2016 (SEIU 925-WFSE Coalition Session)

This recap summarizes the third session where SEIU 925 and WFSE negotiated as a coalition for the renewal of UW’s collective bargaining agreements with each union for the 2017-19 contract […]


June 15, 2016 Negotiations Recap for June 15, 2016 (SEIU 925-WFSE Coalition Session)

This recap summarizes the second session for the renewal of UW’s collective bargaining agreements with SEIU 925 and WFSE for the 2017-19 contract term. This was the second session where […]


June 14, 2016 Negotiations Recap for June 14, 2016 (SEIU 925-WFSE Coalition Session)

This recap summarizes the first session for the renewal of UW’s collective bargaining agreements with SEIU 925 and WFSE for the 2017-19 contract term. This was also the first session […]