Bargaining Summary – Session #10 (05/18/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the tenth (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles discussed: Article 13, Leave - Miscellaneous: In response to the employer’s proposal regarding paid parental leave, RFPU countered that the employer will provide paid parental time off to cover the first six weeks of each approved leave of absence taken - … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #10 (05/18/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #9 (05/11/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the ninth (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles discussed: Article 3, Childcare: UW proposed increasing the childcare fund by another $10,000, for a total of $70,000/year.  Article 4, Disciplinary Action and Just Cause: UW proposed adding that a focus of concern remediation period will be three months (typically).  Article … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #9 (05/11/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #8 (05/04/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the eighth (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles discussed: Article 1, Definitions: RFPU agreed to keep language that defines a resident or fellow as “accredited by the ACGME” and add “dental” to the definition.  Article 3, Childcare: RFPU provided an updated proposal that UW Children’s Centers application fees will … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #8 (05/04/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #7 (04/06/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the seventh (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles discussed: Article 5, Dues-Deduction & RFPU-NW Membership: Compromise was made by both parties that UW will provide your union with a list of all known personal emails for incoming bargaining unit members by April 15th (currently May 1st).  Article 6, Fringe … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #7 (04/06/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #6 (03/23/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the sixth (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles discussed: Article 3, Childcare: UW proposed adding an additional $10,000/year to the Childcare Fund, for a total of $60,000/year. RFPU-NW estimates there are about 240 resident families at UW each year. UW also proposed adding multiple links to resources. As a … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #6 (03/23/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #5 (03/09/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the fifth (virtual) bargaining session.  UW Counter Proposals: Article 4, Disciplinary Action and Just Cause: UW proposed language stating that the employer will inform the employee about their right to representation. Additionally, they proposed language from current GME policy that says a focus of concern letter should … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #5 (03/09/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #4 (2/23/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the fourth (virtual) bargaining session.  UW Counter Proposals: Article 2, Committee Memberships: UW proposed language for GMEC committee that RFPU representatives are members of the bargaining unit, instead of “RFPU-NW members.” Article 5, Dues Deduction & RFPU-NW Membership: UW accepted RFPU-NW language memorializing that membership rosters are … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #4 (2/23/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #3 (2/16/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the third (virtual) bargaining session. Maureen Broom, Enterprise Finance Officer, and Dwane Liuska, Director of Government Accounting presented UW Medicine’s budget for FY20, FY21, FY22, and YTD Financial Performance.  UW Counter Proposals: Article 1, Definitions: UW accepted RFPU-NW’s strike to simplify language in the definition of “on-call” … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #3 (2/16/22)

RFPU-NW Unity Break: Feb. 23rd at 12pm!

Who: YOU! All RFPU-NW Members and Supporters (RSVP!)When: Wed, Feb. 23rd from 12:00-12:15pmWhere: UWMC-Montlake (Above Triangle Garage), HMC (9th & Jefferson), VA (Intersection @ S Columbian Way), SCH (River Entrance), and various clinics (email admin@rfpu.org if you are planning to walkout of another location)Why: UW has proposed 0% increases to your next contract. Show UW … Continue reading RFPU-NW Unity Break: Feb. 23rd at 12pm!