APPLY HERE! Nominations Open: March 6-21Election: March 27-April 3Are you someone who wants to be the face of RFPU and represent the collective voice of your co-residents and fellows? Do you want to advocate for better conditions for residents and their patients? Are you interested in understanding the power dynamics in your hospital and nationally … Continue reading AY23-24 RFPU Board/CIR Delegate Nominations Now Open!
RFPU/CIR/SEIU Affiliation Member Guide
Welcome to RFPU/CIR! Thank you to everyone that supported your Union's affiliation with CIR/SEIU. Your Union's board and staff have been working behind the scenes since December combining resources, benefits, and structures to bring you an updated list of all of the new things you have access to as newly-affiliated CIR/SEIU members. Check out everything below! We … Continue reading RFPU/CIR/SEIU Affiliation Member Guide
TAKE ACTION by 2/13: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
Our Interest Arbitration bill, HB 1307 has been filed in the state legislature passed its first executive session!HB 1307’s second public hearing will be NEXT MONDAY, FEB 13 AT 4PM.There are 3 ways YOU can support this bill RIGHT NOW: Note Your Position for the Legislative Record: PRO Submit Written Testimony: See sample below Testify Remotely (via video during … Continue reading TAKE ACTION by 2/13: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
I-135 Social Housing and 2/14 Special Election!
Vote Yes on I-135! What is Social Housing?Social Housing is publicly owned and permanently affordable. It creates cross-class communities and renter leadership. There are four pillars to Social Housing integral to I-135. Publicly Owned. Social housing is publicly financed and controlled, with the express aim of housing people, not extracting profit. Renters and their homes are … Continue reading I-135 Social Housing and 2/14 Special Election!
TAKE ACTION by 1/25: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
Our Interest Arbitration bill, HB 1307 has been prefiled in the state legislature for the upcoming legislative session! HB 1307’s first public hearing will be NEXT WEDNESDAY, JAN 25 AT 8AM.There are 3 ways YOU can support this bill RIGHT NOW: Note Your Position for the Legislative Record: PRO Submit Written Testimony See Sample Below Testify Remotely (via video during the … Continue reading TAKE ACTION by 1/25: Interest Arbitration for UW Residents
Student Debt Relief Plan FAQs and Info
General InformationOn August 24, President Biden announced a Student Debt Relief Plan to help relieve student debt borrowers including forgiving $10,000 for all borrowers making less than $125,000 or married couples making less than $250,000; and $20,000 for borrowers with the same income restrictions that received a Pell Grant. Borrowers with undergraduate loans can also cap their … Continue reading Student Debt Relief Plan FAQs and Info
2022 Election Information!
Register to Vote: The November 8th State General election is coming up! Make sure you are registered to vote. You have until October 31 to register online or November 8 by 8pm to register in person at your County Elections Office. If you have not received your ballot and you are registered to vote, you … Continue reading 2022 Election Information!
RFPU-NW Endorsements for 2022 Elections
We have the utmost confidence that these candidates will be allies and partners with our union, healthcare workers, and the labor movement at large in the Seattle region. Read below to learn more about who we endorsed and why we encourage you to vote for these candidates in the August primaries. The RFPU - NW … Continue reading RFPU-NW Endorsements for 2022 Elections
Bargaining Summary – Session #13 (06/22/22)
RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the thirteenth (virtual) bargaining session. We had an intermittent session without a mediator, but our next two sessions will include a Washington State Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) mediator. Package Proposals: The employer sent over a package proposal after the last session that included Articles 3 (Childcare), … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #13 (06/22/22)
New Member Picnic this Sunday!!!
New Members - Join us at MOHAI's Historic Ships Wharf on June 26th!We're excited that you'll be a part of our membership this coming academic year, and we'd love to have you join us for an upcoming in-person event at MOHAI's Historic Ships Wharf. This will be an opportunity to learn more about RFPU-NW and meet … Continue reading New Member Picnic this Sunday!!!