EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Contract Negotiations

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EWU RATIFICATION Information


United, we show lawmakers why our ratified contracts and negotiated pay raises matter

Federation members decked out in AFSCME Green t-shirts packed a Senate budget hearing Monday (Nov. 14) – and the senators got the message that our ratified contracts and negotiated pay raises will go a long way to keeping the employees who provide vital social services, public safety, health and other […]

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BULLETIN: ALL CONTRACTS RATIFIED!

The online votes are in and all 10 Federation contracts for 2017-2019 have been ratified. Online voting ended at 5 p.m. today (Sept. 30). All contracts were ratified by “overwhelming” margins, according to the Election Committee. The tally was certified at 5:32 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 by the Council […]

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RATIFICATION EWU

Updated 9/14/16 CONTRACT RATIFICATION Negotiation of the 2017-19 TENTATIVE AGREEMENT (TA) for the  EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY contract concluded on 9/8/16. Your Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team recommends that you VOTE TO ACCEPT this Tentative Agreement (TA) and strongly encourages your participation in the ratification process. After you have reviewed the […]

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BULLETIN 9/8/16! Tentative contract agreement reached at Eastern Washington University

The Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team early this morning (Sept. 8) reached tentative agreement on a new two-year contract that will bring pay raises and other significant increases to non-economic articles. The amount of the across-the-board raises will be equal to the amount agreed to at the General Government table. […]

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RALLY AUG 31: #InvestInWA

MEDIA KIRO 7  Natasha Chen  8/31/16  99 percent of Washington state employees paid less than their counterparts VIDEO: The Stand David Groves 9/1/16 State employees urge Inslee:  Close the gap WFSE/AFSCME  Tim Welch 8/31/16 At the Rotunda on #InvestInWA day: State can't get ahead when its workers are 99 percent […]

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It’s never too early to prepare for the ratification vote on your next contract

Most WFSE/AFSCME contracts are still in negotiation. But members say in previous years, they felt crunched when it came time to vote on the contract. Sometimes, contracts don’t wrap up until late September – but under the law, all contracts have to be ratified and forwarded to the governor’s budget […]

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Latest EWU bargaining update

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Eastern Washington University: The team bargains again on Aug. 22, where they expect to continue to focus on compensation. The EWU team finished up two days of bargaining Aug. 11 and 12. The chief management negotiator for EWU will be leaving the country on vacation and the labor relations person […]

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EWU Bargaining Update 6/10/16: Tentative agreements on 24 articles!

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Eastern Washington Bargaining Update 6/10/16 Tentative agreements reached on 24 contract articles The Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team wrapped up its first week of bargaining with a two-day session Wednesday (June 8) and Thursday (June 9). • Management responded to our proposals that our team presented on the first day […]

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EWU bargaining kicks off

Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team update 6/6/16 The Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team on June 6 began three days of bargaining over five days this week. The team is bargaining the 2017-2019 successor agreement – the goal is a stronger contract with fair pay and solid working conditions articles. The […]

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TEAM INFORMATION

  • Bargaining Team Roster:  Barbara Boots, Dave Sundstrom, Craig Walker, Kathleen Warren, Lesli Younger, Lorraine Hill, Heather Lieseke and Jose Villasano (all in Local 931). One vacancy exists.
  • Lead Negotiator: Sherri-Ann Burke

SCHEDULE

  • Negotiations:  JUN 6-9; JUL 6-8; AUG 1-2. All in Huston 207.

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