Labor Relations

UAW Negotiation Updates

Peter Denis
Assistant Vice President, Labor Relations (Lead Negotiator)
Rebecca Aanerud
Associate Dean, UW Graduate School
Banks Evans
Assistant Director, Labor Relations
Marilyn Gray
Assistant Director, Fellowships and Awards, Graduate School
A.J. Hartman
Communications Specialist, Labor Relations
Jennifer Mallahan
HR Specialist, Labor Relations
Kevin Mihata
Associate Dean for Educational Programs, College of Arts and Sciences
Linda Nelson
Director of Finance and Administration, College of Arts and Sciences
Helene Obradovich
Director, UW Graduate School
Lynn Perry
Senior HR Consultant, UW Human Resources

March 19, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 19, 2015

This recap details the 12th session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Review of Proposals The parties walked through the status of several proposals and contract provisions that are still open. The parties also discussed and…


March 18, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 18, 2015

This recap details the 11th session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. UW Proposals Grievance Procedure – UW accepted UAW’s proposal to make Step One of the grievance procedure optional, and accepted UAW’s proposed enumeration of…


March 11, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 11, 2015

This recap details the ninth session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. UW Proposals UW delivered a series of proposals and responses addressing provisions throughout the collective bargaining agreement, proposing current contract language for several articles….


March 4, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 4, 2015

This recap details the eighth session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Discussions: International Student Fee and Fee-based Programs Sarah Hall, Assistant Vice Provost for the UW Office of Planning and Budgeting, attended bargaining to discuss…


February 26, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 26, 2015

This recap details the seventh session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. International Student Fee Discussion Union Testimonials UAW and several students provided testimonials opposing the International Student Fee. The union complained that the fee focuses on…


February 25, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 25, 2015

This recap details the sixth session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Childcare Discussion Amy Hawkins, Director of WorkLife and Childcare Access, provided an overview of current benefits and discussions around childcare at the UW. UW…


February 19, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 19, 2015

This recap details the fifth session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Union Proposals Appointment and Reappointment Notification – UAW proposed expanding the contents required in an ASE’s job description to include a list of required…


February 18, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 18, 2015

This recap details the fourth session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. UW Responses UW shared initial thoughts on several of the union’s proposals, including: International Student Fee – UW explained that the International Student Fee is…


January 29, 2015 Negotiations Recap for January 29, 2015

This recap details the third session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Union Initial Proposals UAW delivered several proposals, including: Leaves of Absence – UAW proposed that ASEs receive 90 days of paid leave and up to…


January 22, 2015 Negotiations Recap for January 22, 2015

This recap details the second session for renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UAW. Benefits Discussion Request for Proposals UW Benefits and the UW insurance brokers Parker, Smith, and Feek delivered a draft request for proposals (RFP) regarding the…