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BIG NEWS AT CWU! Union gets commitment from president to open dialogue

Thursday (June 4) in Ellensburg, the union went directly to the president of Central Washington University to urge more dialogue to correct poor treatment of Local 330 members there. It came during Local 330’s Unity Break where about 100 (or nearly 60 percent) of Local 330 members took part in the 3 1/2-hour sign-waving event …

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Central Washington University guilty of unfair labor practice

Central Washington University has been found guilty of illegally outsourcing the work of Local 330 maintenance mechanics. A state hearing examiner ruled that CWU violated the contract when in the summer of 2013 it outsourced work replacing the roof on a walkway at the university president’s residence. CWU shipped out the work to a private …

Negotiators Reports

Area Report 3/15/15 (Desselle)

Central Washington University (CWU) The meeting for Fire Suppression is being scheduled. The Union team will meet beforehand to review the information provided. The team suggested training class to management to ensure campus safety. The Union requested a written delegation of responsibilities and duties from the local Fire Chief. A demand meeting is scheduled to …

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BREAKING NEWS: Local 330 members urge CWU to work with union to resolve problems

A group of Central Washington University Local 330 members attended the CWU Board of Trustees meeting Friday (Feb. 6) in Ellensburg to show solidarity in their desire to address concerns and work toward resolving issues collaboratively. The Federation’s Higher Education Strategic Coordinator Mark Hamilton addressed the board on behalf of the members.  He recognized the Board’s role and …

Negotiators Reports

Excerpt from Area Report 12/15/14 (Desselle)

Central Washington University Management and the Union met to discuss the assignment of fire suppression systems inspections and testing work to our bargaining unit, particularly the Plummer/Pipefitter job class. At the meeting, management indicated that unit employees had performed some of the work in the past. However, in reviewing the requirements for today’s performance of …

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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,  …