May 7, 2018
Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers' Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.
The contract with LEO, the union representing 1,700 nontenure-track instructors on all three campuses, expires May 29.
In its most recent offer regarding salary, the university offered significant increases to both the minimum salaries and the base salaries of existing lecturers. The university also offered one-time equity raises for most lecturers based on years of service as well as annual increases for all lecturers over the life of the three-year contract.
The university is committed to negotiating regularly and in good faith until an agreement is reached.
Details of the university’s latest salary offer can be found at hr.umich.edu/about-leo.