Tag: EWU

Contracts, EWU

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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Major victory for recruitment and retention for EWU police

Members of the Eastern Washington University Police Department long have complained of the difficulty attracting and keeping good officers. Well, thanks to an incredible team effort that included extensive – and compelling –research on the part of EWU Police members, the Federation and the university Wednesday night (June 11) signed a memorandum of understanding that …

Contracts, EWU

EWU Bargaining update (overview)

The EWU Bargaining Team kicked off negotiations May 21 with agreement on ground rules and a commitment to using Interest-Based Bargaining (IBB), the method often referred to as “Win-Win” bargaining and based on concepts developed by Nobel Prize winning economist John Nash in the 1950s. At EWU, both sides immediately put IBB into practice with …

Contracts, EWU

EWU Bargaining Update (5/21/14)

Summary for EWU Negotiations May 21, 2014 Union Team:  Kathleen Warren, Nita Holbert, Katherine Van Meer (absent), Craig Walker, Eric Rux, Robert Schmitter, Lance Walker (absent), Quincy Burns, Ken Reidt (absent) The University spokesperson opened the meeting by accepting our agenda for the day and adding one (1) item of their own: 1. Ground Rules; …

Negotiators Reports, News

Excerpt from Area Report 1/15/14 (Desiree D) – EWU

Eastern Washington University (EWU) The EWU 2015 -17 contract team met on January 8th.  On the agenda was building a member survey and creating a set of ground rules to propose to management.  We were successful in getting these tasks completed.  Once we review the final product we will set dates for mailing surveys and …

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Excerpt from Area Reports 12/15/13 (Desiree D) EWU

Eastern Washington University (EWU) The parties met to discuss Office of Information Technology’s reorganization and new training requirements.  The Union made a presentation using information received from the University to show the unfairness built into the process for training.  We are striving to remove the disciplinary element that has been added to training opportunities.  Management …