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 […]


February 8, 2016 Negotiations Recap for February 8, 2016

This recap summarizes the 20th 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 […]


February 3, 2016 Negotiations Recap for February 3, 2016

This recap summarizes the 19th 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 […]


February 1, 2016 Negotiations Recap for February 1, 2016

This recap summarizes the 18th 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 […]


January 25, 2016 Negotiations Recap for January 25, 2016

This recap summarizes the 17th 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 […]


January 21, 2016 Negotiations Recap for January 21, 2016

This recap summarizes the 16th 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 […]


January 11, 2016 Negotiations Recap

This recap details the 15th 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”). This was the first session to be…


September 14, 2015 Negotiations Recap for September 14, 2015

This recap details the 14th 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 Compensation Discussion Introduction – UW explained its aim…


August 6, 2015 Negotiations Recap for August 6, 2015

This recap details the 13th 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 Wages Union Proposal – For year 1 of…


July 6, 2015 Negotiations Recap for July 6, 2015

This recap details the 12th 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”). Discussion of Proposals Childcare Union Proposal – UWHA delivered…


June 17, 2015 Negotiations Recap for June 17, 2015

This recap details the 11th 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”). Union Proposals Parking – UWHA delivered a multifaceted proposal…


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…