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

August 19, 2019 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for August 15, 2019

Background This recap details the sixth session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations website. […]


August 15, 2019 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for August 12, 2019

Background This recap details the fifth session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations website. […]


August 8, 2019 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for August 6, 2019

Background This recap details the fourth session for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. Recaps are published online on the UW Labor Relations website. […]


July 23, 2019 UW – UWHA Negotiations Recap for July 16, 18, and 22, 2019

Background & Process This recap details the first three sessions for the renewal of the collective bargaining agreement between the UW and UWHA. Recaps are published online on the UW […]


May 21, 2019 2019-2022 CBA Negotiations – Scheduling Efforts

The UW and the UWHA are required to negotiate dates and format of bargaining sessions.  The University’s practice is to open negotiations for existing contracts six (6) months in advance.  […]