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UW Bargaining Update 7/15/16

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 …

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UW Bargaining Update 6/23/16

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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. …

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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 …

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

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” …