Tentative Agreement reached for UW Libraries
All the latest updates on the University of Washington Libraries and Press strike
UW Libraries staff announce Jan 25 strike
Union staff at the UWLibraries and Press have declared their intention to strike beginning January 25 if a full agreement with the UW administration is not reached.
Our 2023 Legislative Priorities
We call on our elected leaders to fund our workplace contracts, protect our union rights, and ensure that all families have a place to call home.
Honoring David Warren, an early SEIU 925 leader
It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of David Warren, a lifelong union leader in the Pacific Northwest.
UW Libraries Staff Vote for Full Strike
Employees at the University of Washington Libraries and Press voted this afternoon to go on strike on 24 hours’ notice if their union bargaining team deems it necessary. UW Libraries and Press staff engaged in a one-day strike on October 13 to show frustration at how long the University has been dragging out negotiations. Today’s […]
UW Libraries: One-Day Strike!
UW Libraries and Press staff voted by 97.1% to hold a one-day strike on Thursday, October 13, 2022. They will not report to work, and will spend the whole day marching and picketing around the UW main campus in Seattle: Allies and supporters are welcome to join striking union members or sign a community petition […]
UW Libraries staff to strike for one day
Oct 11, 2022 – Today, UW Libraries and Press staff, who recently formed a union, voted by 97.1% to go on strike. Contract negotiations with the University of Washington have been in process for over a year, with no movement on the University’s part. UW Libraries employees are now deliberating on the details of a […]
2022 Elections: Our Endorsements
To earn SEIU 925’s endorsement, candidates must complete a questionnaire and sit for an interview with members from their local area.
UW staff plan actions until they reach a tentative agreement
Oct 1 UPDATE: UW classified staff reached a tentative agreement with the University and ratified their 2023-2025 union contract. University of Washington classified staff represented by SEIU 925 began picketing on Wednesday, September 21 during their lunch breaks, across all UW campus sites. Union contract negotiations with UW have been going on since July, and […]
A Labor Day note
As I wrote earlier this year when I took office as our new SEIU 925 President, I continue to be excited and inspired by our union members’ drive to build a better world for all workers. In just eight months since I was sworn in, so much as happened that has built worker power in […]