Labor Relations

WFSE Police Mgmt. Negotiation Updates

Andrew Berg
Assistant Director, Labor Relations (Lead Negotiator)
Stephanie Godwin-Austen
Sr. Compensation Consultant, UW Compensation
Lisa Hanna
Director of Employee Relations, Campus HR Operations
A.J. Hartman
Communications Specialist, UW Labor Relations
Steve Rittereiser
Major, UW Police Department

October 7, 2014 Comprehensive UW-WFSE Police Management Tentative Agreement Reached

The parties reached a comprehensive tentative agreement for the 2015-2017 UW-WFSE Police Management contract, which has been ratified by the WFSE Police Management bargaining unit. Summary of the 2015-2017 Agreement Highlights of the agreement include: Wage Increases: The WFSE Police Management bargaining unit…


September 19, 2014 Negotiations Recap for September 19, 2014

This recap details the sixth session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. WFSE Proposals Holidays – WFSE proposed that an employee’s seniority date not be affected by leave without pay taken for…


September 10, 2014 Negotiations Recap for September 10, 2014

This recap details the fifth session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. UW Proposals General Wage Increase – UW proposed a 1.25 percent general wage increase on July 1, 2015, and a…


August 25, 2014 Negotiations Recap for August 25, 2014

This recap details the fourth session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. UW Proposals Sick and Bereavement Leave – UW maintained its previous proposal regarding employee use of sick leave for additional…


August 13, 2014 Negotiations Recap for August 13, 2014

This recap details the third session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. UW Proposals Holidays – UW declined WFSE’s proposal to add an extra personal holiday per year, and proposed maintaining the…


July 23, 2014 Negotiations Recap for July 23, 2014

This recap details the second session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. UW Proposals Public Safety Protection Program – UW proposed that employee participation in the WFSE/AFSCME Public Safety Protection Program as…


June 4, 2014 Negotiations Recap for June 4, 2014

This recap details the first session for the renewal of the UW–WFSE Police Management collective bargaining agreement for the 2015-17 contract term. Ground Rules The parties agreed upon ground rules for negotiations. UW will pay up to eight hours of release time…