Labor Relations

WFSE Master Negotiation Updates

WFSE represents various employees across UW, including skilled trades, food services, custodial services, library services, and healthcare workers. The 2015-2017 collective bargaining agreement between the UW and WFSE expires on June 30, 2017. Contract negotiations are now underway to bargain a successor agreement for the 2017-2019 biennium.

UW has agreed to negotiate with SEIU 925 and WFSE together as a coalition for the 2017-2019 collective bargaining agreements. For recaps of the coalition sessions, as well as sessions specific to each union, please see the Coalition (SEIU 925 and WFSE) Negotiation Updates.

July 6, 2016 Negotiations Recap for July 6, 2016 (WFSE-specific Session)

This recap summarizes the fifth session for the renewal of UW’s collective bargaining agreement with WFSE for the 2017-19 contract term. This was the second WFSE-specific session, in addition to […]


June 22, 2016 Negotiations Recap for June 22, 2016 (WFSE-specific Session)

This recap summarizes the third session for the renewal of UW’s collective bargaining agreement with WFSE for the 2017-19 contract term. This was the first WFSE-specific session. The previous two […]