Labor Relations

Status of UW-UWHA Negotiations: September 21, 2016

Since June 28, the UW and UWHA met for bargaining sessions on July 11, August 16, September 12, and September 19. The parties’ 32nd session is scheduled for September 27.

UW and UWHA have made progress on several topics in recent sessions, and have moved closer to a comprehensive agreement on a contract. Below is an overview of where the parties currently stand. For additional information, please see the latest Q&A from the Graduate Medical Education Office.

Tentative Agreements
The parties have reached tentative agreements on the following articles:

  • Committees
  • Fringe Benefits
  • Retirement and Health Care Benefits
  • Grievance Procedure
  • Leave: Bereavement
  • Leave: Extended
  • Leave: Professional
  • Leave: Sick
  • Leave: Vacation
  • No Strike, No Lockout
  • Nondiscrimination
  • Progression through Training Years

Conceptual Agreements
Additionally, the parties are conceptually near agreement on the following topics:

  • Compensation
  • Childcare
  • Professional Development
  • Transportation

Outstanding Provisions
The following subjects remain open and under discussion:

  • Definition
  • Dues Deduction
  • Just Cause/Discipline
  • Leave: Holidays
  • Leave: Miscellaneous
  • Management Rights
  • Moonlighting
  • Subordination