Labor Relations

Negotiations Recap for August 22, 2012

This recap details the seventh session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and WFSE, and the third session facilitated by a neutral mediator.

Scope of Negotiations

The parties continued attempts at reaching agreement on several open contract articles. The discussion centered on a number of contract articles and issues, including union activities, layoff and seniority, and promotional opportunities.

Other articles discussed included assignment pay and vacation. The parties also revisited conversations on corrective action, overtime, and the process for notifying employees of their dues obligations to the union.

Next Steps

The next UW/WFSE bargaining session is scheduled for September 5.