Category: Contracts

General Government

Voting Assistance Centers for General Government

Voting Centers offer onsite opportunities for you to get answers to questions about the 2017-2019 Tentative Agreement. Updated 9/29/16   9/29/16 8am-5pm Olympia Field Office-5th Floor, 906 Columbia Street SW 98501 8am-5pm Tacoma Field Office, 6003 Tacoma Mall Blvd 98409 8:30-11am Olympia DOC Central Lunchroom 9-10am Port Orchard DOC 10am-1pm Tukwila L&I Classroom C20 11am-1pm …

General Government

DOC Interest Arbitration Update: Decision issued 9/26/16

9/26/16 UPDATE – Interest arbitration decision issued BULLETIN: After several months of bargaining and a week-long arbitration, the arbitrator’s decision is in and has many significant gains! Keep in mind all DOC employees will get the 6% COLA over the life of the 2017-2019 Contract in addition to the base pay increases set out below …

CC Coalition

Voting Assistance Centers Community College Coalition

Voting Centers offer onsite opportunities for you to get answers to questions about the 2017-2019 Tentative Agreement. Updated 9/26/16   9/26/16 11am-1pm Everett Community College, Jackson 107 11:30am-3pm Shoreline Community College, Rm 5386 3-5pm Peninsula College, Rm M227 9/27/16 7pm Whatcom Community College, ASB Lunch Rm 9/28/16 8am-Noon Spokane Community College, Lair/Littlefoot Rm 11am-1pm Seattle …

UW

RATIFICATION UW

CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiation of the 2017-2019 Tentative Agreement between the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) and the University of Washington concluded on 9/23/16. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) This is a summary that highlights and explains the most significant provisions of the Tentative Agreement reached between the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) bargaining …

UW

BULLETIN! We have a contract at UW! Sunday picket canceled

BULLETIN: Turning up the heat worked! We have a recommended contract at the UW! Tentative agreement reached before 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. From Chief Negotiator Jennifer Dixon: • Across-the-board raises of 6% over two years, broken into three installments: 2%/2%/2%. • Upgrades for trades and some of our lowest paid workers. Sunday’s picket is …

UW

Impromptu action at UW HMC highlights low pay, heavy workloads

In an impromptu action at Harborview Medical Center today, WFSE & SEIU members urged the Board of Trustees to advocate for a #FairContractNow. Abraham Makonnen (WFSE), a food service worker came to HMC six years ago at the top of the pay scale. Today he actually takes home less money than six years ago due …

UW

Latest UW Bargaining Update Bulletin – 9/22/16 9:30 a.m.

UW Bargaining Update Bulletin – 9/22/16 Another after-midnight session by the joint teams. We are very pleased to announce agreement on Corrective Action/Dismissal. In a major win the employer agreed that formal counseling could be grieved to mediation — that puts a neutral set of eyes on the action and allows the union to monitor …

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Yesterday’s UW rallies hit home as bargaining resumes today

Quick UW Bargaining Update 9/21/16 Bargaining resumes later today after our UW Bargaining Team worked past midnight on counterproposals on major economic issues. Thanks to the five simultaneous rallies with more than 1,000 participants, there was some movement at the bargaining table Tuesday. Management came back with 1% for the second year of the agreement …

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UW bargaining update: Tomorrow is the day! The UW must hear us!

#SafeStaffingSAVESLives Rallies Today 11-1 at UW Medical Center 11-1 at Harborview Medical Center 11-1 at Red Square Noon-1 at Sand Point Noon-1 at UW Tower Our voices matter for a fair contract at the UW – turn out tomorrow for the big fair contract events at five locations to send a strong message to management …

TESC Classified

RATIFICATION TESC Classified

Updated 9/19/16 CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiations of the 2017-19 THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (TESC-Classified) contract concluded August 9. We’re preparing now for the ratification vote. Here’s what you need to know. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY (2017-19 Contract) This is a summary that highlights and explains the most significant provisions of the Tentative Agreement reached between the Washington …