December 3, 2022
U-M seeking state mediator for GEO negotiations
The university is asking for a state-appointed mediator to help reach agreement on early points of contention in contract negotiations with the Graduate Employees’ Organization.
October 2, 2022
Nurses ratify four-year, $273M contract with U-M Health
The U-M Professional Nurse Council has voted to approve a four-year contract with U-M Health that includes a 22.5% raise over the course of the contract and elimination of mandatory overtime.
August 2, 2022
LEO-GLAM members ratify inaugural three-year contract
Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization/Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums bargaining unit overwhelmingly voted to ratify the union’s first contract with U-M.
September 19, 2021
LEO membership ratifies new three-year contract
The union representing 1,700 lecturers on U-M’s Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses has overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract with the university administration.
September 13, 2021
U-M, lecturers’ union reach tentative agreement on new contract
The union representing 1,700 lecturers on all three U-M campuses has reached a tentative contract agreement with the university administration on a new three-year contract.
June 8, 2021
Physician assistants approve contract agreement with Michigan Medicine
Physician assistants represented by the United Physician Assistants of Michigan Medicine/AFT 5297 have ratified a three-year contract with Michigan Medicine. This is the first contract with UPAMM.
May 21, 2021
Physician assistants reach tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine
The newly established United Physician Assistants at Michigan Medicine / AFT Local 5297 has reached a tentative agreement with the university on a three-year contract.
September 17, 2020
GEO votes to accept university’s offer, end strike
Members of the Graduate Employee’s Organization have voted to accept the university’s latest offer regarding issues of mutual concern and end their strike that began Sept. 8.
September 10, 2020
GEO rejects proposal; U-M adds detail about its position
U-M has shared a more detailed response to the various requests made by the Graduate Employees’ Organization after a proposed agreement between the university and the union was rejected by GEO members.
June 25, 2020
Regents approve framework for union recognition
U-M will no longer require a state-supervised election for new labor unions to be recognized, under a Board of Regents resolution. Instead, new labor unions will be recognized under a practice commonly known as “card check.”