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WFSE-UW Arbitration Award Back Pay Information: April 13, 2012, through June 30, 2013


This page explains how back pay adjustments were made for WFSE-represented employees affected by the arbitration decision that awarded back pay for the period of April 13, 2012, through June 30, 2013.

In accordance with the award by Arbitrator Michael Cavanaugh, the University will pay affected employees back wages and benefits for the period April 13, 2012, through June 30, 2013. The arbitrator did not award interest.

The group to receive proceeds of the award includes employees receiving:

Award for Custodians and Cleaning Personnel

The back pay awarded for custodians and cleaning personnel includes the following:

Affected WFSE-UW Custodial and Cleaning Job Classifications

Award for Skilled Trades Personnel

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

Affected WFSE-UW Skilled Trades Classifications

Job classes awarded two pay ranges of back pay:

Job classes awarded four pay ranges of back pay:

Other Affected WFSE-UW Classifications

Other WFSE-UW classifications not already paid at the higher shift differential rate were awarded the higher back pay shift differential rate of $1.00 per hour. For employees in any of these classifications, all hours worked at evening or night shift differential rates from April 13, 2012, through June 30, 2013, were used in the back pay calculation, including overtime.

Payment

Payments for the period of April 16, 2012, through June 30, 2013, are being processed accordingly:

April 13-15, 2012, is a partial pay period, and requires additional time for review and processing. Additional monies will be paid once the review has occurred.

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 April 13, 2012, through June 30, 2013.

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