Labor Relations

Negotiations Recap for November 14, 2016

This recap summarizes the first session to incorporate pharmacy technicians and imaging technologist supervisory employees at Harborview Medical Center into the SEIU 1199 collective bargaining agreement.


The parties met for their first session on November 14 and discussed ground rules for negotiations. SEIU 1199 delivered an initial series of proposals to integrate pharmacy technicians, imaging technologist supervisors, and imaging technologist education/quality assurance employees into several existing contract provisions.

The union communicated its intent to deliver additional proposals at the parties’ next session.

Next Steps

The next UW-SEIU 1199 bargaining session is scheduled for November 18.