UPDATED 7/19/16 Before we get to the results of the latest joint session- an update from the last SEIU 925 only bargaining session. 925 held a very successful job action with their members in medical billing. Sixty five of those members joined their team in a very small room at Roosevelt Commons West to review the employers ...Read More...
UW Coalition Bargaining Update • June 23, 2016 Both teams spent the morning in caucus. After lunch, management presented a large package of initial proposals. While we are encouraged that management was ready with proposals this early– this is the first time ever they have stepped to the plate in early negotiations-we have concerns that ...Read More...
Local 1488’s win-win deal benefits Harborview Medical Center patients and taxpayers It’s a case of “in-sourcing.” Starting next month, Local 1488 members will take in more work at the Ninth and Jefferson Building (NJB) on the campus of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The hospital is run by the University of Washington under contract with ...Read More...
UW contract update June 13, 2016: The SEIU and WFSE teams held another joint planning session June 10 and continued to develop proposals and our plan for presentation to management. We found some areas where we need to craft new language around issues that we had missed in our first session AND some places where ...Read More...
University of Washington Bargaining Team update – 6/8/16 Wow how things change! First, our kickoff rally June 7 had over 350 people sign in and take part at Harborview! It was awesome! Great work everyone. At almost the last moment the president of the UW has set a new (and it seems better) tone ...Read More...
Local 1488 stood with teaching assistants at the University of Washington today (June 2) as they rallied against threatened deep cuts to TA positions. The TAs are members of our strong UW Coalition ally UAW Local 4121. Local 1488 President Paula Lukaszek addressed the campus rally this morning. More details on the WSLC's The Stand. ...Read More...
UW Bargaining Team Update 5/19/16: Solidarity with other teams as they prep for start of negotiations June 8.
AT RIGHT: The University of Washington Bargaining Team took time out from their latest pre-negotiations prep meeting to show solidarity for the Community College Coalition and The Evergreen State College-Classified bargaining teams, which both negotiated with management today (May 19). UW Bargaining Team update 5/19/16: The University of Washington Bargaining Team held their latest pre-negotiations ...Read More...
UW Bargaining Team update 5/13/16: Your Local 1488 bargaining team members spent a full day May 12 crafting language for our initial proposals to management. We will be back hard at work on May 19 to finish this important task. Big win: No increase to U-PASS or parking rates! We already have a “big win” ...Read More...
UW Campus-Wide All Bargaining Units The Local 1488 bargaining team for University of Washington campuses and the UW-run Harborview Medical Center met April 14 and spent a full work day reviewing the results of the latest member surveys. The team sends a big thank you to those who filled out the surveys AND those who ...Read More...
- TAKE THE UW BARGAINING SURVEY by Feb. 18
- Bargaining Timeline
- Bargaining Proposal Form
- Bargaining Structure & Proposals
NEGOTIATIONS SCHEDULE (locations to be announced)
- JUL 6 (WFSE only); JUL 15; JUL28
- AUG 10-11; AUG 16; AUG 17 (WFSE only); AUG 30
- SEP 1; SEP 6; SEP 7; SEP 12; SEP 14; SEP 15
- SEP 20, 21 on hold (if needed)
- Bargaining Team Roster:
- Harborview Medical Center At-Large – John Frazier and Nate Wilson
- UW Medical Center At-Large – Cassie Corall and Raeno Alforque
- Bothell Campus At-Large – Stacey Fullwiler
- PAC Lab/Friday Harbor/Consolidated Laundry – Claude Theard
- UW Main Campus At-Large – Joe Davenport and Jonathan McCollum
- UW Main Campus Trades – Don Stephens and James Grady
- UW Main Campus Custodian – Salvador Castillo and Netzereab Seare
- Local 1488 President – Paula Lukaszek
All Local 1488. Some vacancies exist.
- Lead Negotiators: Jennifer Dixon; Lewis Woods (focus on extensive ULP issues)
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