University of Washington Housestaff Stage 'Unity Break'

University of Washington Housestaff Association struggles to negotiate a reasonable contract. Hopefully not a preview of our upcoming negotiations.

As the HOA is ramping up preparations for contract negotiations, we are getting a preview out of Seattle one way things could go. The University of Washington Housestaff Association (UWHA) is locked in contract negotiations with U of W. Last Wednesday the residents and fellows staged a 15-minute unity break to draw attention to their struggle.

UM House Officers stand in solidarity with UW Housestaff. Please see the following article for more information:

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