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The 19 presidential candidates who participated in the AFSCME Public Service Forum on Saturday disagreed on a range of topics, but they all agreed on o

UW BARGAINING TEAM AGREES TO MANY NON-ECONOMIC ITEMS, STILL WAITING FOR MANAGEMENT’S OFFER ON RAISES!

Tentative agreement was reached on many non-economic items. Management has played a delaying game since day one, often proposing things that they knew would cause long discussion in caucus, only to later agree to something that we likely would have agreed to weeks before.

WE ARE STILL WAITING ON THE UW’S ECONOMIC OFFER AND RESPONSE TO OUR PROPOSALS FOR RAISES

Here are some of the improvements our union has proposed to the University for raises:

Hey everyone the teams thought it was high time we let you know what has been done and what is left to do:  As you know all the raises and special pay and market raises  are on he table and waiting for the boss to respond. 

We have  agreed on the following articles:

It's time for UW to make the right choices!

UW needs to:

  • provide a free UPass to employees
  • provide wages that people can actually live off of
  • take action to end institutional racism (words are not enough)

JOIN US Wednesday, Sep. 12

  • 7-8am UWMC, Montlake and Pacific
  • 11am-1pm UWMC, Montlake and Pacific
  • 11am-1pm Harborview, 9th and Jefferson
  • 4-5:30pm UWMC, Montlake and Pacific
  • 4-6pm Harborview, 9th and Jefferson

QUESTIONS: [email protected]

Find your team info and WEBSITES here:

AFSCME Council 28 Political Endorsements 2018


Belwo is the list of endorsements made at the April 28 AFSCME Council 28 (WFSE) Endorsements Conference. 

FEDERAL RACES

U.S. Senate

Maria Cantwell, D*

U.S. Congress

CD 1: Suzan DelBene, D*
CD 3: Carolyn Long, D
CD 5: Lisa Brown, D
CD 6: Derek Kilmer, D*
CD 7: Pramila Jayapal, D*
CD 8: (dual) Jason Rittereiser, D, and Kim Schrier, D
CD 9: Adam Smith, D*
CD 10: Denny Heck, D*

TAKE ACTION Email GovernorWe're entering the final weeks of contract negotiations when real raises will be won or lost.

This is it — the most critical period in negotiations focused on pay raises for our next union c

The coalition of unions spent the day making the cases for our member most behind the local market.

These raises would be in addition to across-the-board raises put forward at our last session.

The coalition unions FACED A TOUGH GO ON August 20

— Coalition Unions include WFSE 1488 and 3488, and SEIU 925 with support from SEIU 1199 NW — who are not bargaining right now.

We all signed on to 925's two proposals to address and track racism and discrimination in both hiring and operations at the UW and the medical centers and clinics.