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WA State Paid Family Medical Leave Starts January 1

Our state’s new Paid Family Medical Leave Program will begin on January 1, 2020. If you are considering taking leave for any of the qualifying reasons, please be sure to notify your supervisor and department chair 30 days prior to the beginning of your leave date. In addition, it will be helpful to email UW Labor Relations at to inform them of your intention to take leave. You can read the full details of the program here. The Washington State Employment Security Department is administering the program and is answering questions about its implementation. If you need any assistance or have additional questions don’t hesitate to reach out to

Staff Position: Outreach and Membership Engagement

UAW Local 4121 is hiring for a full-time staff position to assist with membership outreach and engagement to Academic Student Employees and Postdocs at UW. This position will support the ongoing work of the Local to build our collective power and advocate for fair working conditions, a stronger and more accessible higher education system, and social justice in our community and beyond.

You can find the full job post here. The deadline for application is Monday, December 16, 2019 at 12:00 noon.

In solidarity,

Tina Angerer
Douglas Avella-Castro
Pamela Baker
Leandro Casiraghi
Monica Cortés Viharo
Meg Drouhard
Max Friedfeld
Vern Harner
Dan Hart
Sam Kastner
Kyle Kubler
Kristin McCowan
Emily Myers
Jacob O’Connor
Nayon Park
Marissa Parker
David Parsons
Cristian Proistosescu
Shua Sanchez
Paige Sechrest
Solmaz Shakerifard
Sam Sumpter
Judy Twedt
Jon Witt

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