RATIFICATION WWU

RATIFICATION WWU

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CONTRACT RATIFICATION

Negotiations of the 2017-19 WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY contract concluded on 9/13/16.


TENTATIVE AGREEMENT SUMMARY
(2017-19 Contract)

Major Goals

  • 6% across the board increases over life of the two-year contract:  2% effective 7/1/17, 2% effective 7/1/18 and 2% effective 1/1/19 (see Article 43)
  • Maintained healthcare costs, held the line on UMP out-of-pockets costs, and increased wellness benefits for those completing their health assessment (See Article 44)
  • Increased vacation leave accruals throughout duration of employment (see Article 11)
  • If General Government or PSE receive compensation at a higher level for any job classification than agreed to by WWU and the union, WFSE represented employees will receive the same; this includes implementation of the salary survey results.

Highlights

Article 11 – Vacation Leave

  • Significantly increased vacation leave accruals – the first in 40 years!

Article 21– Uniforms

  • Increased boot allowance

Article 43 – Compensation

  • 6% increases over life of the two-year contract! (2% 7/1/17, 2% 7/1/18 and 2% 1/1/19)
  • Continuation of commitment to pay a $15 minimum [step in range closest to $15 an hour] for non-probationary employees
  • A $250.00 signing payment
  • Nine range increase for campus police

Article 44 – Health Care Benefit Amount

  • Maintained healthcare costs, held the line on UMP out-of-pockets costs, and increased wellness benefits for those completing their health assessment

 


TENTATIVE AGREEMENT (TA) ARTICLE

FULL TA PDF


RETURN TO NEGOTIATIONS

 

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