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UW/WFSE Master Contract (Effective 7/1/13 – 6/30/15)
Article 32 Child/Dependent Care

32.1 The Employer and the Union recognize that family life has a significant impact upon employees' work lives. To help maintain a quality workforce, the Employer will continue to provide: referral assistance for daycare within the community, subsidized care for mildly ill children, child care assistance and, where feasible, will fairly consider space and support for childcare centers at UW worksites.

32.2 The Employer will notify the Union so that the Union may have an opportunity to provide input prior to any University action being taken to significantly reduce availability of University-sponsored child care programs.

32.3 Union members will continue to be notified annually of the availability of the Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) offered through the State of Washington Department of Retirement Systems.