WWU-WAWU Official Correspondence

The following is a record of official correspondence related to the bargaining process between the WWU Administration and WAWU.

April 9, 2024 - WWU to OSE

WWU response to 3rd request from OSE "action by the Legislature conferring bargaining rights to operational student employees is a necessary prerequisite to recognizing such a bargaining unit at WWU". 4/9/2024 WWU to OSE

February 28, 2024 - OSE to WWU

Third attempt to have WWU recognize a unit of OSEs. 2/28/2024 OSE to WWU

February 16, 2024 - WWU to OSE 

WWU provides two reasons for declining 2nd request from OSE to have WWU recognize a unit of OSEs. 2/16/2024 - WWU to OSE

February 9, 2024 - ESE to WWU

ESE writing to support the OSE's request to be voluntarily recognized by WWU. 2/9/2024 ESE to OSE

February 8, 2024 - OSE to WWU 

Repeated request for voluntary recognition of OSE bargaining unit. 2/8/2024 OSE to WWU

December 18, 2023 - WWU to OSE

WWU will work with PERC and the Office of the Attorney General to ensure compliance with federal and state law. 12/18/2023 WWU to OSE 

December 13, 2023 - ESE to WWU

ESE supporting OSE's petition for voluntary recognition of bargaining unit. 12/13/2023 ESE to WWU

October 2, 2023 - Bargaining Ground Rules

Bargaining ground rules for bargaining between WWU and ESE. 10/2/2023 Bargaining Ground Rules

July 18, 2023 - ESE to WWU

Notice to WWU from ESE that PERC issued an interim certification for their bargaining unit. 7/18/2023 ESE to WWU

April 24, 2023 - ESE to WWU

ESE introduces themselves and requests to engage in recognition/certification and begin bargaining. 4/24/2023 ESE to WWU

December 8, 2022 - WWU to ESE

WWU will work with PERC and Office of the Attorney General to ensure compliance with federal and state law. 12/8/2022 WWU to ESE

December 2, 2022 - ESE to WWU

Initial request from ESE to WWU to voluntarily recognize the ESE bargaining unit. 12/2/2022 ESE to WWU