Labor Relations

UWHA Negotiation Updates

Otto Klein
Lead Negotiator
Andrew Berg
Assistant Director, UW Labor Relations
Virginia Broudy
Professor and Harborview Service Chief
Thomas Dodson
Associate Dean, Hospitals Affairs & Professor and Chair, Maxillofacial Surgery
A.J. Hartman
Communications Specialist, UW Labor Relations
Shelley Kostrinsky
Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Amity Neumeister
Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Medical Education
Richard Shugerman
Professor of Pediatrics (former Program Director, Pediatrics)
Thomas Staiger
Associate Professor and Medical Director, UW Medical Center
Barbara Van Ess
Director of Personnel Policy, UWSOM Dean’s Office
Nicholas Vedder
Chief of Plastic Surgery; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery (former Program Director, Surgery)
Cindy Hamra
Assistant Dean, Operations & Administration, Graduate Medical Education, School of Medicine

October 27, 2016 Agreement Finalized with UWHA on Contract for Residents and Fellows

On October 14, UW reached agreement with UWHA on the first collective bargaining agreement for UW residents and fellows represented by UWHA (called “Residents” below). Residents have since voted in favor […]


October 17, 2016 Tentative Agreement Reached on 2016-2019 Contract

On October 14, UW and UWHA reached a comprehensive tentative agreement on Residents’ first collective bargaining agreement. Residents will now vote on whether to ratify the agreement. Further details are included […]


September 21, 2016 Status of UW-UWHA Negotiations: September 21, 2016

Since June 28, the UW and UWHA met for bargaining sessions on July 11, August 16, September 12, and September 19. The parties’ 32nd session is scheduled for September 27. […]


June 28, 2016 Negotiations Recap for June 28, 2016

This recap summarizes the 27th bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


May 23, 2016 Negotiations Recap for May 23, 2016

This recap summarizes the 26th bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


May 9, 2016 Negotiations Recap for May 9, 2016

This recap summarizes the 25th bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


May 2, 2016 Negotiations Recap for May 2, 2016

This recap summarizes the 24th bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


March 23, 2016 Negotiations Recap for March 23, 2016

This recap summarizes the 23rd bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


March 21, 2016 Negotiations Recap for March 21, 2016

This recap summarizes the 22nd bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively called “Residents” […]


February 29, 2016 Negotiations Recap for February 29, 2016

This recap summarizes the 21st bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows. This was the […]