Labor Relations

WFSE Master negotiation updates

WFSE represents various employees across UW, including skilled trades, food services, custodial services, library services, and healthcare workers. The 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement between the UW and WFSE expires on June 30, 2021.

Banks Evans
Director, Labor Relations (Lead Negotiator)
Patti Colaizzo
Director, Facilities Employee Services
Seth Greenfest
Senior HR Policy and Legislation Analyst, UWHR Policy and Legislation
Amy Junglov
Assistant Director, Medical Centers Compensation
Patrick Osby
Assistant Dean of Libraries, Administrative Services
Gene Woodard
Director, Facilities Services: Building Services
Joy DeLyria
Labor Relations Specialist, Labor Relations
Ashlee Hooten
Labor Negotiator, Labor Relations
Cheryl Ewaldsen
Assistant Director for HR, Housing and Food Services
Pam Jorgensen
Assistant Administrator, Harborview Medical Center
Sommer Kleweno-Walley
Senior Associate Administrator, Harborview Medical Center
Bev Page
HR Consultant, Campus HR Operations
Toby Purvis
Director, UW Medical Center Environmental Services
Linda Hoffman
HR Consultant, Campus HR Operations
Brigid Slinger
Labor Relations Specialist, Labor Relations

October 28, 2020 Agreement Reached with WFSE on 2019-2021 Contract

The UW has reached agreement with WFSE on a collective bargaining agreement for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium. Members of WFSE have voted in favor of ratifying their contract. For details […]


October 5, 2020 UW – WFSE Tentative Agreement Reached on Collective Bargaining Agreement

Background On September 30, UW reached a tentative agreement with WFSE on a successor CBA for the 2021-23 biennium. Highlights of the tentative agreement are below, and copies of each […]


September 24, 2020 UW – WFSE Negotiations Update for September 21

Background This update contains the current state of negotiations for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and Washington Federation of State Employees. Recaps are published online […]


August 12, 2020 UW – WFSE Negotiations Recap for August 10

During the third and fourth virtual sessions for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and Washington Federation of State Employees, the parties exchanged proposals to extend […]


July 15, 2020 UW – WFSE Negotiations Recap for July 9

Background This recap details the second virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and Washington Federation of State Employees. Recaps are published online on […]


June 29, 2020 UW – WFSE Negotiations Recap for June 22

Background This recap details the first virtual session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and Washington Federation of State Employees. Recaps are published online on […]