1. April 26, 2024

    Lecturers, U-M reach tentative agreement on four-year pact

    The Lecturers’ Employee Organization has reached a tentative agreement with the university administration on a new four-year contract that includes a range of base salary increases for lecturers at all three campuses.

  2. February 19, 2024

    Q&A: Would college athlete unions be effective?

    Sports economist Richard Paulsen, assistant professor of sport management at the School of Kinesiology, discusses how unions might look for college athletes.

  3. June 5, 2023

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. May 26, 2023

    U-M Skilled Trades Union reaches tentative contract agreement

    The university and the U-M Skilled Trades Union have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering about 500 U-M employees on all three campuses.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. March 31, 2023

    Nominations sought for staff rep on police oversight panel

    Nominations for the union staff representative position on U-M’s Police Department Oversight Committee are open through April 6 for staff members in the AFSCME, HOA, IUOE, MNA/UMPNC, Skilled Trades and UPAMM unions.

  8. March 29, 2023

    University outlines operational plans during GEO strike

    The university will continue to hold classes as scheduled following the Graduate Employees’ Organization’s announcement of a planned strike, set to begin at 10:24 a.m. March 29.

  9. March 24, 2023

    U-M leaders update community on possible GEO strike action

    The university will continue to hold classes as scheduled and take “appropriate lawful actions” to enable it to continue meeting its educational mission if the Graduate Employees’ Organization chooses to strike.

  10. 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.