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UW Bargaining Update 7/15/16

UW Bargaining Update 7/15/16

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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 […]

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UW Bargaining Update 6/23/16

UW Bargaining Update 6/23/16

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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 […]

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SNEAK PEAK EXCLUSIVE: How Local 1488 members reversed contracting-out

SNEAK PEAK EXCLUSIVE: How Local 1488 members rever...

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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 […]

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UW Bargaining Update 6/13/16

UW Bargaining Update 6/13/16

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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 […]

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UW Bargaining Update 6/8/16: Wow how things change!

UW Bargaining Update 6/8/16: Wow how things change...

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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 […]

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Local 1488 stands with UW teaching assistants; meanwhile Unity Rally set for June 7 with SEIU

Local 1488 stands with UW teaching assistants; mea...

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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 […]

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In front: Jerome Manning (Harborview Medical Center) and Salim Khan (UW Medical Center)
In back: LaTonya Jones (HMC), Cassie Corall (UWMC), Joe Cox (Main Campus) and Shannon Milam (HMC).

UW Stewards rock!

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Here’s the latest group of University of Washington Local 1488 Stewards! They haven’t been certified yet, but trained last weekend (May 21-22).

UW Bargaining Team Update 5/19/16: Solidarity with other teams as they prep for start of negotiations June 8.

UW Bargaining Team Update 5/19/16: Solidarity with...

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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 […]

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UW Bargaining Update: Member actions bring victory on U-PASS, parking rates!

UW Bargaining Update: Member actions bring victory...

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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 […]

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Area Report - UW 4/2016

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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 […]

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