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WSU/WFSE Collective Bargaining

The Washington State University/Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) Collective Bargaining Agreement covers a selection of employees on the WSU – Pullman campus. The below information is provided for those employees covered by the WSU-WFSE Contract.


Bargaining Units

Bargaining Unit 2 – Service Employee Supervisors on the Pullman Campus

Bargaining Unit 2 at Washington State University consists of all full-time and regular part-time supervisory civil service employees of Washington State University engaged in service work, excluding confidential employees, internal auditors, and all other employees.

Bargaining Unit 12 – Dining Services

Bargaining Unit 12 at Washington State university consists of all full-time and regular part-time classified staff in Washington State University Dining Services, excluding supervisors, confidential employees and all other employees.

Bargaining Unit 13 – Facilities Services Maintenance and Utilities, Construction Services, and Waste Management

Bargaining Unit 13 at Washington State University consists of all full-time and regular part-time employees in the Construction Services, Maintenance Services, and Waste Management Sections within the Facilities Services/Operations Department at Washington State University, excluding supervisors, confidential employees, and all other employees.

Bargaining Unit 15 – College of Arts and Sciences Technical Services (Instrument and Electronic Shops)

Bargaining Unit 15 at Washington State University consists of all full-time and regular part-time nonsupervisory employees in the Instrument and Electronics Shops in the Technical Services Division of the College of Arts and Sciences of Washington State University, excluding supervisors, confidential employees and all other employees.

Bargaining Unit 20 – WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center – Farm and Maintenance Operations*

Bargaining Unit 20 at Washington State University consists of all non-supervisory employees of the Farm and Maintenance Operations Unit of the Puyallup Research Extension Center of Washington State University. Excluding, supervisors, faculty, exempt and all other employees.

*Pursuant to the March 7, 2018 Memorandum of Understanding between WSU and the WFSE, this unit is covered under the 2017-2019 WSU/WFSE Contract.

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Union Representatives

Washington Federation of State Employees – Headquarters
1212 Jefferson Street SE, #300
Olympia, WA 98501

Phone: (800) 562-6002
Fax: (360) 352-7608

Website: wfse.org

Spokane WFSE Field Office – (800) 442-8618

Sam Jewler – Council Representative

Rick Nesbitt – Council Representative

Britt Kauffman – Council Representative (BU 20)

Mark Hamilton – Labor Advocate

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Stewards/Representatives

Bargaining Unit 2 – Service Employee Supervisors on the Pullman Campus

  • Eric Needham

Bargaining Unit 12 – Dining Services

  • Michelle Edenso
  • Holly Bieker
  • Debra Haupt
  • Yvonne Kibbee
  • Gary Parrott

Bargaining Unit 13 – Facilities Operations Construction Services and Maintenance & Utilities

  • Chad Congdon
  • John Baldwin
  • Victor Edenso
  • James Antoine
  • Steven Gates
  • Matthieu Turcotte

Bargaining Unit 15 – College of Arts & Sciences Technical Services (Instrument and Electronic Shops)

  • Nathan Smith

New Employee Orientation And Reasonable Access to New Employees
5.5.D Within ninety (90) days of a new employee’s start date in a bargaining unit represented by the Union, the University will provide the Union access to the employee during the employee’s regular work hours to present information about the Union.  This access will be provided at the employee’s regular worksite, or at another location mutually agreed to by the University and the Union in accordance with University policy and this Agreement and will be for no less than thirty (30) minutes. No employee will be required to attend the presentation given by the Union. Should an employee wish to attend the Union’s presentation, they are responsible for requesting time away from the worksite in accordance with departmental procedures.

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New Bargaining Unit Employee Orientation

 

Scheduled Sessions:

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