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WFSE-UW Early Money Back Pay Information: February 1, 2009, through June 30, 2009

This page explains how back pay adjustments were made for WFSE-represented employees covered by the "early money" back pay payment.

In accordance with a determination made by the Public Employment Relations Commission (“PERC”), the University made payments to some current and former UW employees represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE), Local 1488, for a period from February 1 through June 30 of 2009. The back pay applied to:

Back Pay for Custodians and Cleaning Personnel

The back pay amount for custodians and cleaning personnel included the following:

Affected WFSE-UW Custodial and Cleaning Job Classifications

Back Pay for Skilled Trades Personnel

The back pay for skilled trades personnel in the six affected job classifications included the following:

Affected WFSE-UW Skilled Trades Classifications

Job classes eligible for two pay ranges of back pay:

Job classes eligible for four pay ranges of back pay:

Other Affected WFSE-UW Classifications

Other WFSE-UW classifications not already eligible for a higher shift differential rate were eligible for the higher back pay shift differential rate of $1.00 per hour. For employees in any of these classifications, all hours paid at evening or night shift differential rates from February to June 2009 were used in the back pay calculation, including overtime.

Questions about Back Pay Calculations

If you believe the number of work hours used for your payout calculation was incorrect, you may contact your departmental payroll coordinator to request a report of the hours you worked from February 1, 2009, to June 30, 2009.

Early Money Back Pay Links