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UW/UAW Contract (Effective 5/4/12 - 4/30/15)
Article 34 Workspace and Materials

Section 1. The University shall provide reasonable access to facilities, services, texts and instructional support required for the position. Examples of access that may be required include, but are not limited to:

  1. Office and desk space and telephone;
  2. A computer with internet access;
  3. Storage and laboratory space;
  4. Mailbox;
  5. Office supplies;
  6. Texts and/or reading material; and
  7. Printing facilities.

Section 2. If provided prior written approval of the department chair or designee, an ASE shall be reimbursed for required job related materials and services that are not provided to the ASE by the department. If no written approval is granted, ASEs will not be required to purchase job related materials and services.

Section 3. Before an ASE’s work location is moved, or before there is a substantial alteration of the ASE’s work space, the affected ASE normally shall be notified at least thirty days before the change is to take place. In the event thirty days notice is not feasible, the ASE shall be notified as soon as reasonably possible.

An overview of the new UW-UAW contract provisions can be found on the UW Graduate School website.