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
Collective Bargaining Agreement
Summary of Agreement
Union Representatives
Stewards/Representatives
New Bargaining Unit Employee Orientation
Other Resources


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 2019-2021 WSU/WFSE Contract.

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Summary of Agreement

This summary is provided by the Employer in accordance with RCW 43.88.583. Please note that this is a summary only, and is not intended to be a substitute for reviewing the complete contract.

Category:
Bargaining Unit Members:
Biennium:
Agreement Status:
Term:
Budget Information:
Base Compensation:
Overtime Pay:
Other Compensation:
Paid Leave:
Cash Out:
Temporary Layoff:
Healthcare:
Bargaining Units Covered:
Supplemental Agreements:
Provisions to Allow Reopening:

Higher Education
217 (October 2019)
2019-2021
Funded
Article 30
Cost of new terms to agreement
Article 24, OFM Classification
Article 6.2, 7.1.E.3, 24.3
Articles 6.1, 6.2.B, 6.4.A.3, 24.3
Articles 6.3, 16.1.B.2, 27.1.C and D
Articles 6.3.B, 15.2, 17.1.G and 18.1.E
Articles 1.2.D, 7.1.B.3.b, and 11
Article 15 and Appendix D
Appendix A
Appendix G
Article 1.5


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
Jodi Hocking – Council Representative (BU 20)
Brandon Crawford – 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

  • James Antoine
  • John Baldwin

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:

DateTimeLocation

Other Resources

Business Polices and Procedures Manual (BPPM)
Washington Administrative Code (WAC)
Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC)
2017-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement
2015-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement

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