Labor Relations

Negotiations Recap for January 24, 2013

This recap details the 16th session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW/Harborview and SEIU 1199, and the seventh session to be facilitated by neutral mediators.

Scope of Negotiations

The parties continued to discuss several issues in the form of conceptual proposal packages, pertaining to the Harborview master contract as well as the Airlift Northwest bargaining unit addendum.

Among other issues, the Harborview conversation focused on wage increases, rest between shifts policy, and educational and professional development. The Airlift Northwest discussion addressed topics including the schedule bidding process, mandatory overtime, and working from home.

Next Steps

The next UW/Harborview-SEIU 1199 bargaining session is scheduled for January 29.