Negotiation Prep Time – Article Planning Meetings

8/16: REGISTER HERE FOR FRINGE BENEFITS MEETING 8/19: REGISTER HERE FOR DISCIPLINARY, GRIEVANCES, & NON-DISCRIMINATION MEETING 8/25: REGISTER HERE FOR LEAVE MEETING #2 8/30: register here for Working Outside the Training Program (Moonlighting), Professional Development & Licensing 9/9: Register here for vacation & sick leave 9/9: register here for Dues Deduction & Membership, Union Activities … Continue reading Negotiation Prep Time – Article Planning Meetings

The University of Washington is trying to force us to negotiate our contract during regular business hours, pulling us away from our patients. UW knows that we are not willing to compromise patient care to advocate for ourselves. We demand to negotiate for a fair contract outside of normal clinical hours to minimize the impact … Continue reading

Negotiation Prep Time – Article Planning Meetings

Join your co-residents & fellows to discuss how these articles can be improved in our next contract & draft language for our proposals. No prior contract/legal experience required, and we highly encourage first timers! It's important that we get different perspectives from our Union Members (you!) in order to make sure that our contract proposals … Continue reading Negotiation Prep Time – Article Planning Meetings

UWHA Submits Full-page Ads in Sunday Edition of Seattle Times

After more than ten months of negotiating, UWHA continues to fight for a fair contract. Over the course of this year, we have sent the university multiple petitions, hosted a 15-minute Unity Break with over 500 residents in attendance, hosted a resident-wide Wellness Day, engaged in multiple boycotts, and added political pressure through City Council. … Continue reading UWHA Submits Full-page Ads in Sunday Edition of Seattle Times

April 29th Bargaining Session

UWHA and UW Labor Relations (LR) met for the thirtieth bargaining session on Tuesday, April 29th, hosted virtually. The state appointed mediator was in attendance. Article 2 (Committees), UWHA updated language regarding committee representation for residents and fellows per the last negotiation session conversation. Article 6 (Fringe Benefits), LR agreed to language in line with ACGME … Continue reading April 29th Bargaining Session

April 21st Bargaining Session

UWHA and UW Labor Relations (LR) met for the twenty-ninth bargaining session on Tuesday, April 21st, hosted virtually. UWHA sent counter proposals in advance for Articles 6 and newly proposed XX/Miscellaneous. The state appointed mediator was in attendance. Article 2 (Committees), UWHA updated language regarding committee representation for residents and fellows. Article 6 (Fringe Benefits), UWHA … Continue reading April 21st Bargaining Session

Seattle City Council Unanimously Supports Residents Being Offered a Fair Contract

On April 27th, all nine Seattle City Councilmembers signed a letter of support on behalf of residents and fellows at the University of Washington receiving a fair contract. The letter was sent to Dr Paul Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine, and UW President, Ana Mari Cauce. UWHA graciously thanks each Councilmember for their support and … Continue reading Seattle City Council Unanimously Supports Residents Being Offered a Fair Contract