Tag: WSU

Negotiators Reports, News

Excerpt from Area Report 11/30/13 (Desiree D) WSU

Washington State University (WSU) The WFSE staff team met to discuss contracting out at WSU.  We are analyzing past cases and outcomes.  A new arbitration decision that concerns contracting new construction is now available and we are reviewing it to determine what impact it can have on our members’ work.  The team is gathering additional …

Negotiators Reports, WSU

Excerpt from Area Report 10/30/13 (Desiree D) WSU

Washington State University (WSU) An Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) and grievance was filed on the University’s treatment of a WFSE shop steward. We alleged discrimination and interference that constrained the steward from representing members in the bargaining unit in the ULP filing. The grievance dealt with unequal treatment and Just Cause. All of the parties …

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Excerpt from Area Report 9/15/13 (Desiree D) WSU

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (WSU) Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC) issued its decision on the Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) appeal regarding 13 Demands to Bargain that included roof repair work performed at the President’s residence. The Examiner decision was upheld in part and rescinded in part. An Unfair Labor Practice is decided to have occurred when …

Negotiators Reports, WSU

Excerpt from Area Report 9/15/13 (Desiree D) WSU

Washington State University (WSU) A Demand to Bargain meeting was held on August 29 to discuss the contracting proposal to renovate 17 rooms at the Pullman campus. Management agreed that this is work our members have performed i.e. carpentry, painting, floor laying, etc. The Union asked that management reconsiders the contracting. It is the WFSE’s …

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Excerpt from Area Report 7/15/13 (Desiree D) – WSU

Washington State University (WSU) A contracting meeting was held on June 21 to discuss proposed projects on the New Design Projects notice of May 7, 2013. After review, it was agreed that the scope of 3 projects were not consistent with bargaining unit work: Incinerator Scrubber repairs, Furnish and install fencing and Re-Grout of Gibbs …

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Excerpt from Area Reports 6/15/13 (Desiree D) – WSU

Washington State University (WSU) A demand meeting is scheduled for June 21, 2013 to discuss New Design Projects that management has proposed to contract out. The following projects will be discussed: 1) FF7132-2013 – Modify casework in 101, lOlA, & 130; 2) #FF6226-2012 – Modify rooms 201N, 201S, & 202; 3) Furnish and Install fencing; …

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Excerpt from Area Report 2/15/13 (Desiree D) – EWU, WSU

Eastern Washington University (EWU) It is reported that Eastern Washington University has been making changes to our members’ duties and job descriptions. I am working with the Council Representative to determine if the duties fall within the scope of the job classes. Washington State University (WSU) I am in discussion with Washington State University (WSU) …