Labor Relations

Negotiations Recap for September 11, 2012

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

Scope of Negotiations

The parties continued dialogue over the duties and compensation of UW custodial staff at Harborview and UW Medical Centers in relation to their non-hospital counterparts. Other topics discussed included medical leave and conditions of employee reallocations.

In efforts to move closer to an agreement, the parties exchanged several conceptual package proposals.

Next Steps

The next UW/WFSE bargaining session is scheduled for September 18.