EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Contract Negotiations

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EWU RATIFICATION Information


Area Report 10/15/15 Campus Police

EWU Police Discussion regarding Statewide Police Sub Committee opportunities occurred, to include other campus police engagement. This proposal from your local passed at convention and a sub work group will be created to discuss campus police issues and concerns. CWU Police Discussion regarding Statewide Police Sub Committee opportunities occurred, to include other campus police engagement. ...

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Arbitration Summary EWU 11-01

Agency/Contract: Eastern Washington University 2009-2011 Contract Article(s): Art. 38, Reduction in Force Arbitrator: Kathryn Whalen Action: Layoff Outcome: Grievance Granted Decision Date: 10/17/2011 The issue in this case was whether the employer provided the grievant with the correct options under the reduction in force article. The grievant was first employed as a custodian for the ...

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Arbitration Summary EWU 09-02

Agency/Contract: Eastern Washington University Contract Article(s): Arbitrability Arbitrator: Michael Cavanaugh Action: Motion on Arbitrability Ruling Outcome: Grievances Deemed Arbitrable Decision Date: 10/08/2009 The sole issue in this ruling was whether two grievances filed by the union were arbitrable. The grievances challenged the university’s decision not to replace a classified supervisory employee who left the university. ...

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Arbitration Summary EWU 15-01

Agency/Contract: EWU 2013-2015 Contract Article(s): Art. 25.4, Retraining Because of Technological Changes Arbitrator: Kathryn Whalen Action: Contract Interpretation, Retraining after Layoff Outcome: Grievance Sustained Decision Date: 05/04/2015 The issue in this case was whether the employer violated the CBA when it failed to make reasonable efforts to retrain two employees who were laid off when ...

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Area Report 8/15/15 - EWU

Eastern Washington University Two revised policies were received from Human Resources. The Union is reviewing the changes and contemplating if they have significant impact on the bargaining unit. The policies are: Family Medical Leave Act and Investigations of Employees for Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Relationship Violence, and Stalking. Your comments are welcomed. Based ...

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Collective bargaining debrief scheduled

A debrief on this recent round of negotiations has been scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4 at 9am at the Doubletree Hotel in SeaTac (Grand Ballroom 1). Bargaining team members from all contracts are invited. Please be prepared to give your feedback on the following topics: Bargaining team make-up and elections Proposal gathering Team training, communication,  ...

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EWU reaches tentative contract agreement!

EWU reaches tentative contract agreement with COLAs totaling 4%, $150 bonus, more The Eastern Washington University Bargaining Team at 6:31 p.m. Monday night (Sept. 8) reached tentative agreement on their 2015-2017 contract with cost-of-living adjustments totaling 4 percent over the two years with a signing bonus, and more. Under the agreement reached in Cheney, those ...

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EWU Bargaining Update 8/16/14

Eastern Washington University. The EWU Bargaining Team reports after its Aug. 13 negotiating session: Article 32 -Additional reasons for leave: TA 8/13/14 Management proposed for Child Care Emergencies change 9 possible days to 3 days. (Not accepted) We proposed verbiage for Faith and Conscience Leave and Parental Leave for bonding with new Child and that it would ...

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EWU Bargaining Update

Eastern Washington University. The EWU Bargaining Team reports: “We met Aug. 5 and submitted many concepts as contract language. We received the same from management. We agreed to a budget review on August 27. “We had good discussions on investigations and the union proposed a new process to deal with performance differently than misconduct. Our ...

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EWU Bargaining Update

Eastern Washington University. The team reports after the July 30 session: The main goal of yesterday's negotiation was to get the final concepts on the table from both teams.  This was accomplished.  The remaining concepts submitted by the union were: Me too clause regarding wages and benefits relating to increases received by faculty and administration ...

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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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