Labor Relations

UWHA negotiation updates

Banks Evans
Director, UW Labor Relations (Lead Negotiator)
Ashlee Hooten
Labor Negotiator, UW Labor Relations
Barbara Van Ess
Director of Personnel Policy, School of Medicine, Dean’s Office
Cindy Hamra, JD, MA
Assistant Dean, Operations & Administration, School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Education
Hayley Fisher
Director, Housestaff Affairs, School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Education
John Amory, MD, MPH, MSc
Professor, General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine; Section Head, University of Washington Medical Center, Division of Internal Medicine
Katie Bloom
HR Classification & Compensation Consultant, HR Compensation
Marie Westermeier
Director of Personnel Guidance, School of Medicine, Dean’s Office
Paul Athens
Academic HR Consultant, Academic Personnel
Randy West
Executive Director, HR Compensation
Renni Bispham
Director of Human Resources, School of Dentistry
Shelley Kostrinsky
Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Personnel, Academic Personnel
Thomas Dodson, DMD, MPH
Professor & Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry
Karynne Tsuruda
Implementation Specialist, UW Labor Relations

June 18, 2020 Agreement Reached with UWHA on 2020-2022 Contract

  UW has reached agreement with UWHA on a collective bargaining agreement effective from June 14, 2020 through June 30, 2022. Members of UWHA have voted in favor of ratifying […]


June 10, 2020 UW – UWHA Tentative Agreement Reached on Collective Bargaining Agreement

  On June 9, UW reached agreement with UWHA on a successor CBA that will go into effect upon ratification, through June 30, 2022. GME communicated news of the tentative […]


June 2, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for May 28, 2020

Background This recap details the thirty-second session and sixth virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the twelfth session to […]


May 20, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for May 14, 2020

Background This recap details the thirty-first session and fifth virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the eleventh session to […]


May 1, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for April 29, 2020

Background This recap details the thirtieth session and fourth virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the tenth session to […]


April 24, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for April 21, 2020

Background This recap details the twenty-ninth session and third virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the ninth session to […]


April 17, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for April 15, 2020

Background This recap details the twenty-eighth session and second virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the eighth session to […]


April 14, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for April 9, 2020

Background This recap details the twenty-seventh session and first virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the seventh session to […]


March 13, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for March 11, 2020

Background 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 […]


March 4, 2020 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for March 3, 2020

Background This recap details the twenty-fifth session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. This was the sixth session facilitated by a State-appointed mediator. […]