graduate student instructors
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 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.
May 9, 2023
Amid concerns about end-of-semester grade reporting due to striking graduate student instructors, an “overwhelming majority” of grades for U-M’s winter term have been submitted.