Professional Staff Organization

All University of Washington professional staff are members of Professional Staff Organization. We deliver the issues and concerns of professional staff to the university administration, and to our campus and local communities.

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Recent PSO Newsletter posts:

  • 3rd Annual Environmental Justice Conference May 19, 2020

    May 13, 2020

    We want to invite you to participate in the 3rd Annual Environmental Justice Conference: WHEN: May 19, 2020 | 1:00 – 5:00pm WHERE: Virtual Event (an email with the login information will be sent to those who RSVP a day before the event) Climate change poses one of the greatest threats to humanity and it…

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  • 2020 PSO Board Elections now open

    May 8, 2020

    VOTE NOW We represent you so make sure your vote is counted. Submit your vote by May 15, 2020. Technology note: The PSO Board application is in a Google form. In order to access the form you must be logged in to Google Apps with your UW account. Users should log out of all personal…

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  • Input sought for UW draft Sustainability Strategy

    April 22, 2020

    Summary: The UW is seeking staff, faculty and student input on its newly released draft Sustainability Strategy. Help shape UW’s future by providing feedback and learning more at Sustainability Action Plan solicits feedback: Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the UW has released a draft Sustainability Strategy to guide institutional initiatives over…

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  • PSO Election Process

    April 17, 2020

    2020-2022 PSO Board Election Process Why Run for the PSO Board Being part of the PSO board is a tremendous way to learn more about UW and the professional staff role, share ideas, resources and connections, and make impactful contacts all across campus! The PSO works with UW leadership at the President’s office, Human Resources,…

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  • Please comment on HR 6074: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations

    March 14, 2020

    Professional Staff, please review and comment on HR 6074 This is an Important Federal Bill under consideration in Congress HR 6074 the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations contains stipulations for - Free testing - 14 days paid sick leave - 3 months paid family leave - Expanded unemployment insurance & food security - Medicaid…

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