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

June 3, 2015 Negotiations Recap for June 3, 2015

This recap details the tenth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UW Presentation Parking Overview UW presented an overview of trainee…


May 18, 2015 Negotiations Recap for May 18, 2015

This recap details the ninth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). Grant-funded Stipends: Discussion and Union Proposal UWHA provided background…


May 11, 2015 Negotiations Recap for May 11, 2015

This recap details the eighth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UW Proposals Grievance Procedure – UW accepted the union’s…


April 30, 2015 Negotiations Recap for April 30, 2015

This recap details the seventh bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UW Proposals and Supposals UW put forth the following…


April 6, 2015 Negotiations Recap for April 6, 2015

This recap details the sixth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UWHA Parking Presentation UWHA proposed that trainees receive cost-neutral…


March 23, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 23, 2015

This recap details the fifth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). Transportation Discussion Josh Kavanagh, Director of UW Transportation Services,…


March 9, 2015 Negotiations Recap for March 9, 2015

This recap details the fourth bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UWHA Proposals Professional Fees – UWHA proposed that UW…


February 23, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 23, 2015

This recap details the third bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UW Proposals Housestaff Advisory Committee – UW proposed a…


February 11, 2015 Negotiations Recap for February 11, 2015

This recap details the second bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). UWHA Proposals The parties discussed the following UWHA proposals: Grievance…


January 26, 2015 Negotiations Recap for January 26, 2015

This recap details the first bargaining session between the UW and the UWHA to form the first union contract for UW medical and dental residents and fellows (collectively referred to below as “trainees”). Introductions UWHA expressed a desire to work with UW…