Labor Relations

SEIU 1199 Negotiation Updates

Banks Evans
Assistant Director, UW Labor Relations (Lead Negotiator)
Kristi Aravena
Labor Negotiator, UW Labor Relations
Bonnie Conley
Director, Social Work, Harborview Medical Center
Steve Fijalka
Director of Pharmacy Operations, Harborview Medical Center
Stephanie Godwin-Austen
Assistant Director, UW Compensation
Ketra Hayes
Assistant Administrator, Surgical Services, Harborview Medical Center
Ashlee Hooten
Communications Specialist, UW Labor Relations
Darcy Jaffe
Chief Nursing Officer, Sr. Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services, Harborview Medical Center
Sommer Kleweno-Walley
Assistant Administrator, Patient Care Services, Harborview Medical Center
Dana Kyles
Assistant Administrator, Patient Care Services, Harborview Medical Center
Stephanie Pardee
Administrative Director, Radiology, Harborview Medical Center
Jennifer Petritz
Director, Human Resources, Harborview Medical Center
Becky Pierce
Associate Administrator, SEICS, Harborview Medical Center
Mara Stevens
Director, HR Operations, SoM Dean’s Office

November 7, 2017 Agreement Reached with SEIU 1199 on 2017-2019 Contract

UW reached agreement with SEIU 1199 on a collective bargaining agreement for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium. On October 18, members of the union voted in favor of ratifying the contract. […]


October 16, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for October 9, 2017 (Tentative Agreement Reached)

The Harborview (HMC) management team met with SEIU 1199NW for our 22nd bargaining session on October 9.  This was the 6th session with a State-appointed mediator.  The parties have reached […]


August 10, 2017 Update from Paul Hayes on UW-SEIU 1199NW Negotiations (August 10)

On August 10, 2017, Harborview Executive Director Paul Hayes sent to all Harborview employees the following update regarding the status of contract negotiations between UW and SEIU 1199NW: Update on UW-SEIU […]


August 9, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for August 8, 2017

Background This recap details the 18th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199, which expired as of July 1, 2017. This was […]


August 8, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for August 4, 2017

Background This recap details the 17th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199, which expired as of July 1, 2017. This was […]


July 5, 2017 Update from Paul Hayes on UW-SEIU 1199NW Negotiations (July 3)

On July 3, 2017, Harborview Executive Director Paul Hayes sent to all Harborview employees the following update regarding the status of contract negotiations between UW and SEIU 1199NW: Update on UW-SEIU […]


June 27, 2017 Update from Paul Hayes on UW-SEIU 1199NW Voting (June 27)

On June 27, 2017, Harborview Executive Director Paul Hayes sent to all Harborview employees the following update regarding the status of contract negotiations between UW and SEIU 1199NW: Update on […]


June 26, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 22, 2017 (Proposals)

On June 22, UW presented a package proposal to SEIU 1199 valued at approximately $19.7 million for 2017-19 (see the implementation costs here).  The package was presented as the last, […]


June 23, 2017 Update from Paul Hayes on UW-SEIU 1199NW Negotiations (June 23)

On June 23, 2017, Harborview Executive Director Paul Hayes sent to all Harborview employees the following update regarding the status of contract negotiations between UW and SEIU 1199NW: Update on […]


June 21, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 19, 2017

Background This recap details the 15th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 21, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 16, 2017

Background This recap details the 14th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 20, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 13, 2017

Background This recap details the 13th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 12, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 7, 2017

Background This recap details the 12th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 9, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 2, 2017

Background This recap details the 11th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 9, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for June 1, 2017

Background This recap details the 10th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 5, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for May 31, 2017

Background This recap details the 9th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


June 5, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for May 26, 2017

Background This recap details the 8th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


May 22, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for May 16, 2017

Background This recap details the 7th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


May 18, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for May 12, 2017

Background This recap details the 6th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


May 15, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for May 9, 2017

Background This recap details the 5th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


May 8, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for April 27, 2017

Background This recap details the 4th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


April 24, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for April 17, 2017

Background This recap details the 3rd session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations […]


April 24, 2017 UW – SEIU 1199 Negotiations Recap for April 6 & April 13, 2017

Background This recap details the 1st and 2nd sessions for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and SEIU 1199. Recaps are published online on the UW […]


February 23, 2017 Union Cancels All March Bargaining Dates

SEIU 1199 has informed UW/Harborview that it must cancel all of the parties’ agreed upon and scheduled March bargaining dates due to “unforeseen circumstances.” UW has consistently advocated for the […]


December 22, 2016 Union Declines UW’s Request to Begin Negotiations in January

SEIU 1199 has rejected UW’s proposal to start contract negotiations in January of 2017, instead maintaining its position that the parties begin no earlier than March. In October, UW proposed […]


November 29, 2016 UW Proposes January Start for 2017-2019 Negotiations

UW has proposed to begin negotiations for the 2017-2019 SEIU 1199 “master” agreement in January of 2017, in order to better position the parties to reach agreement prior to the […]