August 25, 2023
Leaders of the Graduate Employees’ Organization said union members have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with U-M, concluding nine months of negotiations as a new school year is about to begin.
August 22, 2023
Members of the Graduate Employees’ Organization have overwhelmingly voted to support signing a tentative three-year agreement with U-M. A ratification vote by the union will run from noon Aug. 22 through midnight Aug. 24.
August 20, 2023
U-M has presented its last, best and final contractual offer to the Graduate Employees’ Organization. The offer comes just more than a week before fall term classes are set to begin.
August 8, 2023
The Higher Learning Commission, an independent body that accredits U-M, has determined a complaint made regarding 2023 winter term grading was “not indicative of substantive noncompliance.”
August 7, 2023
University officials have informed graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants that employees who participate in a strike this fall will be subject to replacement for the entire semester.
August 4, 2023
A proposed offer from U-M to the Graduate Employees’ Organization has expired after the union did not act on the proposal within the 48-hour deadline imposed by the university.
July 22, 2023
Attorneys for U-M and and the union representing its striking graduate student employees have presented their respective positions to a state-appointed fact finder charged with recommending a non-binding decision.
June 8, 2023
U-M and the Graduate Employees’ Organization have reached an agreement to resolve several unfair labor practice complaints filed as part of ongoing contract negotiations between the parties.
May 17, 2023
U-M has petitioned the Michigan Employment Relations Commission to initiate the fact-finding process in an effort to resolve its ongoing contractual dispute with the Graduate Employees’ Organization.
May 15, 2023
U-M’s negotiating team has delivered to the Graduate Employees’ Organization a comprehensive package in response to all outstanding issues. The package includes an increased compensation offer.