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)

Bargaining Summary – Session #12 (06/15/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the twelfth (virtual) bargaining session. This session and all remaining sessions moving forward will include a Washington State Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) mediator. Package Proposals: The employer offered a package proposal include all remaining articles including Articles 1 (Definitions), 3 (Childcare), 6 (Fringe Benefits), 8 (Health … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #12 (06/15/22)

Bargaining Summary – Session #11 (06/01/22)

RFPU-NW and UW Labor Relations (UW) met for the eleventh (virtual) bargaining session.  Articles presented: Newly Proposed Article X (Scheduling, Hours, and Patient Care): Your union agreed to keeping current contract language around schedules being provided no later than thirty days in advance. Additionally, RFPU compromised on the most recent union proposal, now proposing residents … Continue reading Bargaining Summary – Session #11 (06/01/22)

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)