Labor Relations

UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for March 11, 2020


This recap details the twenty-sixth session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the seventh session to be facilitated by a State-appointed mediator. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations website.

Employer’s Last, Best, and Final Proposal

The Employer presented a Last, Best and Final Package Proposal in which all provisions would need to be accepted in their entirety.  Package highlights are outlined in this communication distributed out to the GME community.

Tentative Agreements

The parties tentatively agreed to the following article:

Article 13 – Leave Miscellaneous

  • The parties clarified language and policy regarding parental leave, FMLA, reasonable accommodation, and leave related to domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking

Next Steps

The Union has indicated that it will not be voting on the Employer’s proposal. The next UW and UWHA bargaining session is scheduled for March 18.