graduate student instructors

  1. April 22, 2023

    Court order formalizes agreement for GEO to submit grades

    U-M and the Graduate Employees’ Organization have agreed the union will advise graduate student instructors to turn in all grades that were recorded — and ungraded assignments submitted — before the union went on strike.

  2. April 22, 2023

    U-M outlines its position on several topics in GEO talks

    The university has informed the Graduate Employees’ Organization that it has bargained as far as it can on many issues, largely because GEO has made little or no substantive movement over the course of bargaining since November 2022.

  3. April 11, 2023

    Court denies injunction to halt strike by graduate workers

    A 13-day strike by the Graduate Employees’ Organization will continue after a judge ruled the university did not prove the work stoppage has caused “irreparable harm” to the institution.

  4. April 5, 2023

    U-M to offer evidence of strike’s harm at court hearing

    The university will have the opportunity at an April 10 circuit court hearing to present its case that the ongoing Graduate Employees’ Organization strike has caused “irreparable harm” to the institution.

  5. April 4, 2023

    GEO seeks to make U-M bargain over certain topics

    The Graduate Employees’ Organization is asking a state agency to direct U-M to bargain with the union on three proposals — including two that could affect law enforcement activities — as part of ongoing contract negotiations.

  6. March 30, 2023

    U-M seeks actions by court, labor board against striking GEO

    The university has filed a complaint in Washtenaw County Circuit Court alleging breach of contract by the Graduate Employees’ Organization for striking, and asked the court to order strikers to return to work.

  7. January 6, 2022

    Provost addresses concerns over COVID as semester starts

    Provost Susan M. Collins addresses some of the most common concerns and questions about U-M’s decision to begin the 2022 winter semester with as much in-person instruction as possible.

  8. April 17, 2020

    GEO, U-M reach agreement on new three-year contract

    Members of the Graduate Employees’ Organization have voted to ratify a new three-year agreement with the university. The new contract takes effect May 1, when the current agreement expires.

  9. November 15, 2019

    Contract talks with university, GEO getting underway

    U-M and the Graduate Employees’ Organization, the union representing graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants, have begun negotiations.