This collective bargaining agreement has been ratified by the UW and SEIU 1199, and now awaits final signatures from both parties. Meanwhile, the online contract has been updated in an effort to reflect the comprehensive agreement reached for the 2013-2015 contract term.
Except as specifically limited to this Agreement, the Employer has the right and the responsibility to control, change, and supervise all operations, and to direct and assign employees. Such right and responsibility shall include, but not be limited to, the selection and hiring of employees, discipline for cause, classification, reclassification, suspension, layoff, promotion, demotion, or transfer of employees, establishment of work schedules, and control and regulations of the use of all equipment and other property of the University. The Employer is responsible for establishing and maintaining an appropriate standard of care for patients in this hospital. The Employer shall take whatever action as may be necessary to carry out its responsibilities in any emergency situations.
Application of this Article shall not preclude use of the Grievance Procedure as established in this Agreement.