September 25, 2020

labor negotiations

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.”

  4. June 20, 2020

    U-M House Officers Association, Michigan Medicine ratify contract

    The U-M House Officers Association has ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with Michigan Medicine. The contract includes salary increases in each year, ranging from 2.4 to 3.25 percent.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. July 13, 2018

    Lecturers’ union ratifies new three-year contract with university

    Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization, which represents about 1,700 lecturers on all three U-M campuses, have ratified a new three-year contract with the university.

  8. May 7, 2018

    U-M expects to resume LEO negotiations in mid-May

    Contract talks between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization are expected to resume in mid-May. Negotiations began Oct. 27, 2017.