Labor Relations

SAG-AFTRA negotiation updates

SAG-AFTRA represents employees who produce, report, write, host or announce news for KUOW radio including web content, video, and podcasts.

Negotiation updates for the 2022-2025 contract will be published here.

Banks Evans
Assistant Vice President, Labor Relations
Arvid Hokanson
Chief Content Officer, KUOW Radio
Randy West
Executive Director, HR Compensation
Pomi Assefa
Human Resources Consultant
Ashlee Hooten
Labor Relations Negotiator
Janice McKenna
Director, Finance and Administration, KUOW Radio
Katie Spengler
HR Classification and Compensation Consultant
Trevor Thompson
Labor Relations Specialist

December 1, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap 11/30/22

Background This recap details the thirteenth session for the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio […]


November 2, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap 11/01/22

Background This recap details the twelfth session for the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio […]


October 26, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap 10/25/22

Background This recap details the eleventh session for the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio […]


October 14, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap 10/12/22

Background This recap details the tenth session for the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio […]


July 1, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for 6/28 and 6/30/22

Background This recap details the eighth and ninth sessions for the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television […]


June 23, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for June 22

Background This recap details the sixth session for the negotiation of the second collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and […]


June 21, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for June 16

Background This recap details the fifth sessions for the negotiation of the second collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and […]


June 6, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for June 2

Background This recap details the fourth session for the negotiation of the second collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and […]


May 11, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for May 5, 2022

Background This recap details the third session for the negotiation of the second collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and […]


April 29, 2022 UW – SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Recap for April 19

Background This recap details the second session for the negotiation of the second collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington (UW) and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and […]