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.
The Employer shall provide new employee orientation to employees in the bargaining units. The purpose of the orientation program shall be to familiarize new employees with the hospital's philosophy, policies and procedures, together with nursing functions and responsibilities as defined in the appropriate class specification. Such orientation program shall include both classroom training and supervised clinical experience.