December 3, 2022
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.
August 2, 2022
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.
July 1, 2021
U-M filed a petition July 1 for fact finding with the Michigan Employment Relations Commission to help reach agreement in contract negotiations with the union that represents lecturers on all three campuses.
September 17, 2020
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 14, 2020
President Mark Schlissel said U-M is seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction that would order striking Graduate Employees’ Organization members back to work.
September 10, 2020
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.
September 7, 2020
The Graduate Employees’ Organization, representing about 2,000 U-M graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants, has voted to go on strike. U-M says the action violates GEO’s contract and state law.
June 25, 2020
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.”
May 20, 2019
Nominations are being sought for an election to fill the position of union staff representative on the university’s Police Department Oversight Committee.