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UW and Harborview members speak truth to power on proposed closure of UW Laundry and costly new laundering requirements for HMC custodial staff

AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE) workers from the Uni

Big victory for six UW painters who defended there work and split a $25,000 settlement

Remember the six painters at the University of Washington who de

Speaking truth to power at King County Council

Local 1488’s Marcie Serafica, swing shift custodian at Haborview Medical Center in Seattle, on Wednesday (Oct. 4) urged the King County Council to continue to hold the University of Washington’s feet to the fire on how the region’s leading trauma center treats employees.

King County owns Harborview, but contracts with the UW to run it.

Big 100% Union contract win for UW Police Management

Four University of Washington Police Department members won their challenge and will split hundreds of dollars in differential pay.

The four Local 1488 members will split $791.67 that upholds their contract rights to maintain a 15 percent pay differential over the officers they supervise.

The WFSE/AFSCME UW Police Management Bargaining Unit and contract covers sergeants and lieutenants on the campus police department.