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Ratification Vote closes TOMORROW & additional resources

The ratification vote on our Tentative Agreement (TA) closes TOMORROW at 7pm. This Tentative Agreement (TA) that is being presented to membership for ratification is a direct result of thousands of members coming together to build power and organizing capacity in...

Read Perspectives from Bargaining Team & members on our Contract TA

The ratification vote on our Tentative Agreement (TA) is open now until Friday at 7pm. Voting is open to all ASE members–find the link here if you haven’t received it in your inbox. Our ASE bargaining team voted 12-1 to make this TA and to recommend that members vote...

Wages Breakdown for the Tentative Agreement

After more than three months of negotiations, ASEs have secured a strong Tentative Agreement (TA) that we are now voting to ratify. This TA contains the highest raises ASEs at UW have ever won—though not everything that we deserve, these raises will put hundreds more...

Vote YES on the Tentative Agreement!

As of noon today, the ratification vote on the Tentative Agreement is open to all ASE union members, and closes at 7pm on Friday.  Our ASE bargaining team is recommending a YES vote on this Tentative Agreement. Our unit has fought hard over years to build power and...

Tentative Agreement Overview

Wage Increases A 36% increase to the base ASE salary over the life of the contract (12%/10%/10%)—the largest raises our bargaining unit has ever won in a contract 5% instead of 7.5% difference between steps in the base rate Premaster: 12%/10%/10% Intermediate:...

Tentative Agreement! Strike Paused

This evening, our ASE bargaining team reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with the University.  The team is recommending this TA for ratification by membership; the strike is on pause while membership votes on ratification.  This Tentative Agreement will become our...

5/3/2024 Bargaining Update — Sit-In 4121 Day 3: Countdown to 5/14!

Today at noon, hundreds of ASEs and community members gathered for a rally on the HUB Lawn, during which we committed to strike starting on May 14 if we do not have a new contract. UW Admin’s behavior this week has been disappointing. During Tuesday’s bargaining...