Labor Relations

United Auto Workers – Postdoctoral Employees (Postdocs)

Postdoctoral employees (Postdocs), which include research associates, research trainees, senior fellows, and senior fellow trainees, are represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 4121.

Download a membership card for UAW Local 4121.

Current contract

The current contract between the UW and UAW-Postdocs can be found here.

Negotiation updates

News and updates on the latest UW-UAW (Postdocs) contract negotiations will be available on the Postdoc Negotiation Updates page.

RCW 43.88.583 Summary

2023-2025 UW – UAW Postdocs (ratified agreement with RCW 43.88.583 Summary)*

*This summary was drafted upon ratification, so please consult the current contract for the most up to date version.

Previous Contracts

2021-2023 UAW Postdoc Contract